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Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Recovering Backups

There’s not much point to doing regular backups unless you can recover what you need when you need it. After your first full backup and periodically thereafter, you should test that your backups can be restored. We’ve said it before, in a wide variety of places, but it bears repeating: If you haven’t tested your backup by restoring from it, you should assume you don’t have a backup at all.

Recovering Your Server

The backups you’ve created with Windows Server Backup can be used to recover your operating system, system state, volumes, application data, backup catalog, and local files and folders. Different tools are used to recover different objects. For example:

  • The Recovery Wizard in Windows Server Backup can recover the system ...

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