Chapter 5. Backup and recovery

Data protection is a topic that most people find less than interesting until a server fails or data gets corrupted. When you’ve lost data, being able to recover it becomes the most interesting topic in the universe. Windows Server 2012 includes several different tools that enable you to back up and recover data. Understanding which tool is appropriate for a given situation is important for the 70-412 exam, and it’s the topic of this chapter.

Lessons in this chapter:

  • Lesson 1: Configure and manage backups

  • Lesson 2: Recover servers

Before you begin

To complete the practice exercises in this chapter, you need to have deployed computers SYD-DC, MEL-DC, CBR-DC, and ADL-DC as described in the Introduction, using the evaluation ...

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