• Which servers to backup
    • Which directories/files to backup
    • What is the Backup media
    • Backup Failure Modes
    • Testing Your Backups
    • OffSite Backups

Backup Servers

Which Servers to backup . Pull the ethernet cable to it….and see what happens..

Backups should be on a different server than the server/data you are trying to backup
protect against the server wiping itself out and its backup

Backup all PCs on one LAN/hubb to a local backup server – minimize traffic
Backup all Local backup servers to the other Building’s Backup server and vice verss