Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-08-24

Having familiarized yourself with the various disaster recovery concepts, it is important to select a disaster recovery strategy. The disaster recovery strategy you select also influences your backup strategy. If your Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 organization encounters a problem that requires the recovery of a server that is running Exchange 2007 (for example, if a fire destroys one of your servers), there are three recovery options from which you can select:

In addition to choosing a server recovery strategy, to maximize your flexibility of recovery options when you must perform a full server recovery, consider the following issues:

In addition to the strategies discussed earlier, there are new features in Exchange 2007 that enable more recovery options and scenarios, including:

For More Information

For more information about continuous replication, see Local Continuous Replication, Cluster Continuous Replication, and Standby Continuous Replication.

For more information about backup and restore options and strategies, see Database Backup and Restore.

For more information about database portability, see Database Portability.

For more information about dial tone portability, see Dial Tone Portability.