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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 by Steve Buchanan

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Bare Metal Backup and Recovery

Imaging a server creates an exact copy of a live machine for a complete backup, this is like taking a picture of that server. This allows you to restore the server back to its current state in the event of total failure. Server imaging provides very comprehensive data protection. In many IT departments today imaging of servers is a common practice because of its reliability and ease of restores. In recent years Bare Metal Backup and Recovery has become a very popular added feature of imaging. Microsoft has its own imaging tools and with DPM has added a solid BMR solution. We are going to discuss BMR in more detail and show you how this is done in DPM.

What is Bare Metal Backup and Recovery?

Bare Metal Recovery is ...

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