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Continuity Controls

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If you are looking at the continuity controls for a server, i.e. let’s say a Database server or generic file server, aside from checking there is a backup scheduled for the server, what other “continuity controls” should you be looking for?  

Or perhaps put another way, what lack of continuity controls should/would be looked for, and what risks do they present? What would a server with poor continuity arrangements look like to an auditor?
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