Office Communications Server 2007 R2 stores data in databases and file shares. These databases and file shares reside on the following servers:

Additionally, domain information is stored in Active Directory Domain Services.

Restoration of service can require recovery and restoration of specific data or entire servers. This section describes the specific databases and file shares used by Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

You should periodically run the Office Communications Server 2007 Best Practices Analyzer to obtain a snapshot of your Office Communications Server 2007 R2 environment. This can help you understand the working environment. To download the Best Practices Analyzer, see . When you run the Best Practices Analyzer, you have the option to check for updates. You can use this option to automatically download and install the latest rules, including the rules for Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

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