I believe this is the best forum to ask this question. I have got 2 NetApp storage’s: One on the Head Office and another on the DR site, which is basically storage to storage Replication with snapshots enabled. At present we don’t take any kind of backups on the tapes or other drives. Is this a [...]
Answer Question | March 18, 2013 7:53 AM
Backup and Recovery, Disaster Recovery, NetApp
Hi, I am looking at implementing dual VMWare servers both running duplicate VM servers. 1 server would have a Virtual Exchange server and a Virtual Domain Controller. These would be to Network storage for data and mailboxes. The second server would also have a duplicated copy of the virtual servers and pointing to a network [...]
Answer Question | November 22, 2012 9:59 AM
Disaster Recovery, Domain Controller, VMware
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Answer Question | September 19, 2012 6:36 PM
Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan
we’ve saved our production box, and restore it to a Disaster Recover box. the amount of DASD used is about 450Gig less than our prod box. everything seems to have restored (files, programs, logicals, ifs files, etc). restore sys and non-sys… can’t figure out what the extra 400gig is on our prod box…? anyone have [...]
Answer Question | May 14, 2012 3:58 PM
AS/400, DASD, Disaster Recovery
MiMix replication between Production and Disaster Recovery Server is very slow, what are the parameters that decide the rate of transfer of packets between these servers. Is at Network level or at MiMix settings.
Answer Question | October 14, 2011 10:56 AM
Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery services, MIMIX, MIMIX on iSeries
My client wants to implement a secondry DR site using only with Cisco gear. Can anyone suggest best possible solutions or guide me to get the best possible books on this subject. many thanks in advance
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:30 PM
Cisco, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery planning, HSRP
When we do a D/R recovery from our stand alone 820 to a an LPAR on 870 we get an error that the OS keys is invalid. Have been told that when we load the LPA there is a step that will eliminate this issues. Does any know hat it is?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 9:32 PM
AS/400 LPAR, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery (DR) testing, iSeries 820, LPAR, OS/400
Every season has its share of weather threats, and we want to know how you prepare for them. The east coast is gearing up for Hurricane Irene’s arrival, and we were wondering what steps you were taking (if any) to make sure your data center doesn’t see much (or any) downtime. What unique conditions do [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:12 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, CIO, CRM, Data Center management, Database, DataCenter, Development, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan, Exchange, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Open IT Forum, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
Our global company is interested in outsourcing the disaster recovery for our manufacturing facilities. For example, if there is a fire at a plant, we need a point person who is the expert at getting general contractor to get crews in to clean up debris, hire electricians to repair electrical, etc. most Disaster Recovery articles that I’ve [...]
Answer Question | October 13, 2011 4:47 PM
Data Center, Data Center administration, Disaster Recovery, IT outsourcing, Open IT Forum
What are some best practices for managing access rights during recovery situations. The question is particularly directed towards additional personnel or vendors that may need access to certain system functions, but only during a DR situation. How is that handled best?
Answer Question | January 15, 2012 4:25 AM
Disaster Recovery, Open IT Forum, Security
Has anyone built a Mobile Command Trailer? We are trying to develop a Telecommunications Disaster Recovery Plan in the case of a natural disaster. Any idea’s would be greatly appreciated.
Answer Question | May 3, 2011 7:35 PM
CRM, DataCenter, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster recovery planning, Mobile, Networking, Security, VoIP case studies
How can I backup my entire Windows 7 system for disaster recovery without buying any software?
Answer Question | March 31, 2011 1:54 PM
Backup, Backup and Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Windows 7, Windows 7 Administration, windows 7 backup, Windows Backup
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Answer Question | December 19, 2010 6:35 PM
Cisco, Disaster Recovery, Giveaways, IT Books, Network security, Network Security Management, RAID 5, RAID Array, SMTP, VLAN, WAN
Has anyone got any experience of using (3rd party supplied) online backups as a way of creating a DR capability. If they have, what potential risks were faced and mitigated?
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 4:45 PM
Disaster Preparedness/Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery and business continuity, Disaster recovery services, Disaster recovery software, Online backups
How can we backup a Joomla website without a plugin? We need the db and the files associated with it for disaster recovery.
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 4:42 PM
Backup and Recovery database, Backup and restore, Database Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Database, Joomla
We need to create a disaster recovery plan for each of our servers. They are all the same machine type and we have images of each. How can we create a comprehensive disaster recovery plan? What needs to go into it?
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 3:08 PM
Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster recovery planning, Server management
We need to run a full AD backup. This will be for disaster recovery so it needs to be comprehensive and work from scratch.
Answer Question | October 24, 2010 3:24 PM
Active Directory 2003, Active Directory backup, AD, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Windows Server 2003
How can we setup a disaster recovery sql server? We are running SQL 2005 on a 2003 box. We need a real time exact replica we can switch to?
Answer Question | October 7, 2010 4:58 PM
Disaster Recovery, Replicating databases, SQL Backup, SQL Security, SQL Server 2003, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 security
have domain server and sql server on network, each backs each other up. users cannot access files on sql and some things seems to be missing on domain as well. Older restore won’t work, it states that files unavailable. I backed up everything I could on ext. hd’s and am attempting to restore locally from [...]
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 7:19 PM
Data backup and recovery, Disaster Recovery, SQL Backup, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
How to recover the Exchange 2003 server on the new hardware
Answer Question | February 13, 2012 9:22 AM
Disaster Recovery, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 administration, Exchange 2003 disaster recovery, HP DL380