Refer to the following article for guidance on backing up AD and restoring it to different hardware:
Refer to the following articles for guidance on backing up Exchange and restoring it to different hardware:
To start the Backup process click Start – Run – NTBACKUP.
Choose a place to save the Backup files.
It is possible to disable Volume Shadow Copy.
The Backup process will begin.
You must ensure that the Exchange database store to restore is not mounted. You can dismount a Exchange Database Store in the Exchange System Manager by right clicking the database.
Start the NTBACKUP program and select Restore and Manage Media.
you must select the Server to restore the data, a temporary location for log and patch files
Click Last Restore Set when this is the last restore device (this is also possible with ESEUTIL)
Click Mount Database after Restore if you want to automatically start the restored database.