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I need help in planning Active Directory Disaster recovery Planning / Business Continuity planning.

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Last Modified: 2014-11-12
HI! Friends,

I'm in great need of help in designing DR for Active directory. My company is established world wide but really do not know what to ask here. What I can tell you is; My boss came up and asked me a complete DR planning.
Mine is windows 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure..

Would really appreciate if somebody will help me on this.

Thank you very much!


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Are you asking about a backup plan in case your server goes down?.  In some cases you can use Acronis which is a backup software that completely images your machine, also has the functionality of doing a bare metal and universal restores so you can recover your entire OS and settings on another box built like your server or a universal to recover everything to another machine.

There are other backup solutions but its a matter of what exactly are you asking.
Disaster recovery as in which way?

As in the server going down, and having a replica?

Or as in the server breaking and having a backup?



I am thinking DR Site for AD, I mean site resiliency for AD in two ways...

1) one centrally located DR site for all geographical boundaries
2) one DR site centrally located for each geographical locations.

Hope this will help you in guiding me better. Please help me with more ifs and buts.

My sincere Thanks to Mr.Activematx and Mr. Usecomp. for helpming me in this.

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