Using a Recovery Farm
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager
A recovery farm is a temporary staging SharePoint where the content database that contains the item to be restored is temporarily hosted. The SharePoint APIs extract the item from the content database in the recovery farm and then import the item into the target farm.