Go ahead – break my AD: Backup and recovery advice for Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory [NZ 2010: SVR301]

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Compared with previous versions, Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory offers a dazzling array of options for backup and recovery. This session will review the R2 features and provide real-world advice on how to make optimal use of them in your production environment. The demo-based session will cover the following: • Scheduling DC backups with Windows Server Backup • Advice on which DCs you should backup • How best to recover or replace a failed DC or DC component • The hidden dangers of using virtualisation features as a substitute for supported AD backup methods • Enabling the AD Recycle Bin • Fast recovery of AD objects using the AD Recycle Bin • How AD snapshots taken with NTDSUtil can assist during the recovery process • The importance of having a Forest Recovery Plan







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