Backing Up Your MDT Infrastructure

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 19 May 2011 / Last Updated on 11 April 2010]

How to back up your Microsoft Deployment Toolkit infrastructure.

Backups are important to ensure business continuity. If you're using MDT 2010 to deploy Windows across your organization, you should regularly back up your MDT infrastructure. To accomplish this, do the following:

-- Back up all your deployment shares.

-- If you are using the MDT database, back up the SQL Server or SQL Server Express database used by MDT.

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, networking, and security. He has been repeatedly awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Microsoft for his outstanding contributions in supporting users who deploy and use Microsoft platforms, products and solutions. Mitch has published over two hundred articles on different IT websites and magazines, and he has written or contributed to almost two dozen books and is lead author for the Windows 7 Resource Kit from Microsoft Press. For more information, see www.mtit.com .

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