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.
Disaster recovery topics
Disaster Recovery Scenarios Overview
Provides an overview of the potential disaster recovery scenarios that are presented in this guide.
Prepare for Service Manager Disaster Recovery
Describes the steps you can take to prepare for potential disaster recovery.
Implement Service Manager Disaster Recovery
Describes the steps you can take to implement disaster recovery procedures if problems arise.
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