The ntbackup tool can be used for all basic backup processes, including the following:
Immediate or scheduled backup of files to disk, tape, or optical disc
System state backup, the backup of important system files and configuration data
Restore from backup
Restore systems state data
Automated Systems Recovery
Automated Systems Recovery (ASR) is detailed in the section “Automated Systems Recovery” later in this chapter. ntbackup can be used via the backup GUI or at the command line. Backup can be scheduled or scripted. Backup over the network can be configured, but the system state backup must be done locally.
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