I'm running a daily system state backup using the built in version of backup exec on a 2003 server. What I want to be able to do is in the event of a major disaster ie my building burning down and total loss of all hardware, I want to be able to recover my AD from tape.
Currently I run a daily backup of the system state to disk, this is then backed up to tape on a nighly basis by my backup job with the rest of my data.
My question is if I then get a new server, load 2003 onto it how do I then restore AD from the system state backup? I've tried simply restoring the system state onto a new box but the server crashes and won't then boot.