Backup & Recovery

System state backup: Backs up operating system files, enabling you to recover when a machine starts but you’ve lost system files and registry. A system state backup includes: Domain member: Boot files, COM+ class registration database, registry

system state backup is, first of all, you need to know what a system state is. A system state contains some system settings and parameters files that are listed in the next part.

System state backup is a copy of system state data created by certain tools and stored in a safe location. Once the original system state files are damaged or missing, you can rely on the backup image to recover the previous working system.

Active Directory domain controllers (DCs) you have, you will certainly want to set up some sort of automated backup of your Active Directory. Although having two or more DCs provides redundancy and fail-over protection in the event one of them fails, you can’t really anticipate what can happen in the event of a natural disaster, a fire, or flooding of a data center

for Restore we need to Start Server in Repair Mode(Click – F8)

so, if we select bare metal recovery – we are taking complete server backup.

if we select System State taking backup only for Active directory.

Windows Server Backup.

Installation and Configuration windows server 2019 backup solution.

Click Tools

Here we are in Windows Server Backup

Daily Backup

Select window server backup

As you can see, it’s pretty bare-bones at the moment. Not a lot of action. Don’t worry, we’ll change that nice and quick. Click the ‘Local Backup‘ link on the left tree view.

here selecting the Backup schedule.

Backup schedule

only taking the C Drive Backup

Taking the backup in network folder.

So, now type the username and password central server username and password

System State taking backup only for Active directory

here i m tacking specific ADDS Backup

Click on Advanced Setting select vss setting and click to vss full backup if you’re not running any backup.

Backup scheduled

Backup once.

First, let’s do a single backup. Then, I’ll show you how to create an automated task/schedule. Click the ‘Backup Once…‘ link under the Actions menu on the right-hand side.

The ‘Backup Once Wizard‘ opens. As we haven’t created a scheduled backup yet, you can just click Next.

The ‘Full server (recommended)‘ option is selected by default – that’s what we want. Click Next.

On the ‘Specify Destination Type‘ screen, typically, you would choose the ‘Remote shared folder‘ option to use another disk.

OK, we are at the Confirmation screen. Click Backup.

We can monitor the job’s progress in the dialog box or in the main interface window.



Custom Backup


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