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I use novastor to backup a server with win server 2008 r2 on it.  It has an accounting system that uses SQL as the database.  When I am using the disaster recovery option with novastor I select all drives on the machine (C&D)  D has the accounting system sql instance on it.  This machine is not virtualized.  I have done this backup before to an external hard drive and was wondering if this would be sufficient if the machine crashed and I needed to buy replacement and restore from the novastor DR image file?  Anyone familiar enough with Noavastor to answer this?
mkramer777Asked:
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Steven HarrisPresidentCommented:
Which version are you running?

Business Essentials is configured for SQL backups.

From the website:

All file types supported
Complete file level backup/restore and mirror image disaster recovery for all your business critical server files including SQL/Exchange data.

Personally, I would not trust anything that is not specifically tailored to my needs; which means, if your current plan is not optimized and configured for SQL backups, I would consider any success with a lesser version 'lucky'.
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