Best practices for Backup Exec 2010 true image restore

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Best practices for Backup Exec 2010 true image restore

Best practices include tips and recommendations to help you use Symantec Backup Exec to complete true image restores effectively. For more information about true image restore, see the Backup Exec 2010 Administrator's Guide.

The following best practices are for true image restores:

  • Do not select the option Use the Microsoft Change Journal if available when you create a backup template and enable the option Collect additional information for synthetic backup and true image restore if a volume has the following:

    • Many hard links.

    • Single Instance Storage enabled.

    • Junction Points that were created with Linkd.exe.

  • Avoid creating numerous incremental backups between full backups.

  • Run weekly synthetic full or regular full backups.

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