Basic recovery steps

Applies To: Forefront Client Security

Follow these basic recovery steps when recovering from a system failure or disaster.


If you are recovering more than one computer in your deployment, complete this procedure for each computer. When you are finished replacing hardware and installing the operating system, proceed with recovering specific parts of your Client Security deployment.

To recover from a system failure or disaster

  1. Acquire suitable replacement hardware.

  2. Reinstall the operating system and any required services packs and hotfixes.

  3. Verify appropriate domain and network functionality.

  4. If you are replacing an entire server, be sure to give it the same name as the original server.

  5. Install any needed prerequisites for the software that you will be installing on the server.

  6. Reinstall the Client Security server components that failed.