This chapter covers the following CompTIA-specified objectives for the Proactive Maintenance section of the Server+ exam:
4.1 Perform regular backup
Every system administrator must know how to do backups on every server in the network. The cost of lost data to a company can be crippling and often the only salvation in the event of a disaster is the faithful backup tape.
4.2 Create baseline and compare performance
When changes are made to a system they can affect performance in ways that are both favorable and adverse. The only way to truly gauge the effect of any change is to know how the system ...