Using Backup to Solve Department Challenges

Before a backup plan can be created, administrators must understand what types of failures or disasters they need to plan for and the recovery requirements for each of these failures. Because there are several different types of recovery situations, you must ensure that the organization has a process in place to address specific recovery events.

As an example, although a full tape backup of the entire Exchange database can enable an organization to restore the databases from a catastrophic failure, a full image of the database does not help the organization easily restore a single mailbox or a single message. To restore a single mailbox or message from a full image of the entire Exchange databases requires ...

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