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Converting Database from Simple Recovery Model to Full Recovery Model

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Hello Experts!

I am currently looking to convert one of my production databases in SQL Server 2008 from a Simple Recovery Model to a Full Recovery Model, so that I will have the ability to perform point in time database restore operations.

Aside from performing a full backup on the database prior to converting the recovery model, is there anything else I need to do?

In addition, what other features or practices might I need to install or implement in order to be able to perform point in time database restoration?

Appreciate any guidance at all.  TIA!
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