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Special Edition Using Microsoft Active Directory by James Hudson, Sean Fullerton

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Active Directory Backup

Backups are the most important aspect of an administrator's job and hence are the reason for this chapter. When deciding on whether or not to back up, the choice is always to back up and the frequency is always daily. This chapter looks at a variety of methods for backing up Active Directory and all the data required to get your system back to the state it was in before any disaster that might have occurred.

When asked what to back up, the easiest answer is usually everything. However, this chapter specifically discusses backing up your directory and all the dependent information that is necessary to recover your directory.

You are unable to back up just Active Directory. Active Directory is dependent on an assortment ...

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