Disaster Recovery Guide for System Center 2012 - Service Manager

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager, System Center 2012 - Service Manager

A recovery plan for potential software and equipment failures in your System Center 2012 – Service Manager environment requires a deployment strategy that separates the Service Manager and data warehouse management servers from the computers that host their respective databases. During installation, you must back up the encryption keys on all the management servers, both the Service Manager management server and data warehouse management servers.

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The encryption keys on the Service Manager management server and data warehouse management server are different and each must be backed up.

You must also back up the Service Manager databases and your unsealed management packs.

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