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Restore Windows 2003 Active Directory

Posted on 2007-03-25
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Hi All,

Iam trying to understand few things related to AD restore. I have  two servers running Windows 2003 and due to some disastor i want to restore both servers. How to do it? I have Veritas Backup Exec configured and is taking system state backup everyday from the first dc. (One holding all FSMO roles)

I reinstalled Windows 2003 and now my question is how i can restore the AD? I should install AD first by running dcpromo and then restore or?

Please guide me step by step.

Thanks in Advance.

Qman
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Forgot to add my setup.

Server 1 - First Domain Controller. - Holds all FSMO roles.

Services - AD, Primary DNS

Server 2 - Second Domain Controller

Services, AD, Secondary DNS.

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if you are using Backup exec then the best option you have is to buy the IDR component as it does all the work for you ...but at the moment you basically need to boot to directory services rrestore mode and restore the system state there

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Jay,

Now i have IDR with me. So how can i configure the server to do IDR? Please tell me the complete step.

My setup details

HP ML 380 G5 Server

Windows 2003 SP1

Exchange 2003 SP1

HP Tapedrive and Tape

Symantec Backup Exec 10.2

Symantec IDR component.

Thanks

Qman
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