Backing Up Lync Server Databases

The good news is there is nothing unique about the Lync Server databases stored in SQL Server. They can be backed up and restored like any other database. Although this section does not cover the SQL database process in depth, it summarizes the process for CS administrators who might not be familiar with the process.

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Keep in mind that each pool has a unique database and must be backed up separately.

As in previous versions, data is stored in the RTC database. Backups can be done in the SQL Management Studio GUI, scripted using TSQL, or by using a SQL-specific backup agent such as Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010. Because there are many different enterprise backup products, this section reviews the ...

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