About disaster preparation

Disaster preparation planning is the implementation of strategies and procedures that will minimize damage in the event a catastrophe destroys your data. While precautions can be taken to minimize the effects of this type of occurrence (UPS devices, password protection, and so forth), unfortunately there is nothing that can safeguard your data 100 percent.

The purpose of a Disaster Preparation Plan (DPP) is to return to an operational status as quickly as possible. Backup Exec is a crucial component of the DPP and this section discusses how to apply this powerful data management tool to your DPP.

The following basic methods are available for disaster recovery:

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Getting started with IDR

Returning to the last known good configuration

Manual disaster recovery of Windows computers