4.7. Task 4.7: Restoring Data from a Backup

Every diligent administrator performs regular backups. An excellent administrator also performs practice restores from the backups on a regular basis. Unless you restore data from your backups and verify its integrity, you can never be sure that you can perform appropriate recovery in a real disaster situation.

4.7.1. Scenario

You are responsible for the protection of mission-critical information. You need to be prepared to recover corrupted or lost data files from any day within the last week. You must validate your backup routine by restoring data and verifying its integrity to satisfy these concerns.

4.7.2. Scope of Task

4.7.2.1. Duration

This task should take 30 minutes.

4.7.2.2. Setup

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