About the Intelligent Disaster Recovery Option

The Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Servers Intelligent Disaster Recovery Option (IDR) enables you to quickly and efficiently recover Windows computers after a hard drive failure. The IDR wizards guide you in preparing for disaster recovery and in recovering a local or remote computer to its pre-disaster state.

Before you can recover computers, you must prepare for a disaster by performing the following steps in the order listed:

After you have performed these steps for each computer you want to protect, you are prepared to recover those computers using any of the following recovery methods:

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Getting started with IDR

About creating and updating recovery media