Disaster Recovery

The DR plan

Disaster recovery (DR) is a concept different to backup. Backup is obviously part of the DR plan but is not the only component. Disasters can have many causes and can affect many services. The first step is to identify all of the key services. These will include for example Domain controllers (usernames, passwords, computer names, …

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A backup system with versioning allows the reconstruction of a given file or set of files at a particular point in time. Say you have a file important_stuff.docx and this file gets corrupted – by you, by accident or by ransomware Without a versioning system, the backup will be corrupted along with the original. Obviously …

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