Farm Configuration Backup

To back up farm configuration using the SharePoint Central Administration tool, perform the following steps:

  1. Open the SharePoint Central Administration site on a SharePoint Server (Start, All Programs, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products, SharePoint 2010 Central Administration).
  2. Select Backup and Restore in Quick Launch.
  3. Under the Farm Backup and Restore section, select Perform a Backup.
  4. From the Select Component to Backup page, select the Farm component, as shown in Figure 10.4.

    Figure 10.4. Backing up a farm from the Central Administration tool.


  5. Click Next at the bottom of the page.
  6. In the Select Backup Options page, ...

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