We practice restoring our core servers twice a year. My question is in regards to restoring one of our SQL servers that has failed to be restored in the past. Please note the SQL databases are backed up via SQL then backed up as a flat file via TSM.
I was going to restore the data drive first since this is where the service reside before restoring the C and system state so the directory structure is in place for the services. After the server comes back up hopefully I will need to restore the master DB followed by the application DB's correct