Windows Server 2008 Backup and Recovery

Windows Server administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in an enterprise organization; Windows Server administrators who manage infrastructure, web, and IT application servers for an enterprise organization; individuals seeking certification on Microsoft’s new generation server platform.

Any candidate should have taken and passed the following MCTS level exams: 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

Expected Duration
120 minutes

Backing up and recovering data are two of the most important tasks that an administrator performs. A proper backup and recovery plan will ensure that data is not lost in the event of a system failure and applications and services will remain available. In this course you will learn how to back up files, folders, Active Directory, and other services using the Windows Server 2008 backup utility. Configuring Shadow Copies for shared folders is also discussed along with the recovery procedures for bringing data and services back online. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-646 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administration. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCITPro: Server Administrator certification.


Planning for Backups in Server 2008

  • schedule a backup using Windows Server Backup
  • perform a manual backup to remote storage
  • perform a separate System State backup
  • back up a Certificate Authority
  • create a shadow copy of a volume
  • use Windows Server Backup to schedule a backup
  • use the wbadmin.exe utility to perform backups
  • back up a certificate authority
  • create a shadow copy of a volume

Recovering Data in Windows Server 2008

  • recover a file using a shadow copy
  • recover a file using Windows Server Backup
  • recover a data volume
  • perform an Active Directory authoritative restore
  • perform a System State recovery for a domain controller
  • recover files using shadow copies and Windows Server Backup
  • recover a data volume
  • perform a System State restore and an Active Directory authoritative restore
  • create a backup and disaster recovery plan





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