Chapter 8. Disaster Recovery

A book on Configuration Manager troubleshooting would not be complete without reference to Disaster Recovery (DR). What do you do when all else fails? Many administrators will never have to recover Configuration Manager in this way. However, they must be prepared for the worst-case scenario. It's a very important aspect of our job.

So what is DR? In simple terms, it is the ability to recover a service from catastrophic failure in the least possible time with minimal data loss. A Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), sometimes known as a Business Continuity Plan, documents the procedures and policies required to recover services. You (or one of your team) are responsible for the Configuration Manager DRP.

So what has to be done? ...

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