Imaging Software

Posted on 2009-02-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-07

Just a quick one, I admin three servers for one of my customers, all three servers are running Server 2003, one is a domain Controller, one a mail server, running exchange 2003, and the other is a backup domain controller, In the next week or so I am going to install a new mail server, running Server 2003 and exchange 2007, the two mail servers are going to run together with half the mailboxes on each. But before I start running Domain Prep, and Forest Prep, and playing around with active directory, I would like to image all three servers just in case anything goes wrong...  can anyone recommend good imaging software so I could recover in hours if it goes wrong...


Question by:dazzzor
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    You may check out the below solutions;

    1- Norton Ghost

    2- DriveImageXML
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    are these servers being set-up with applied RAID? e.g. RAID 1 or RAID 1+0?
     if so,

    you can simply pull-out and keep any one of the disk and replace with your spare (make sure it's the same specs). this could be your easiest and fastest way of backing-up your servers.


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    thanks for your help

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