Windows Server 2008 R2 Glossary - B

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

For more Windows Server terms, see either the Windows Server 2008 Glossary or the Windows Server 2003 Glossary

Glossary - B

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Bare metal backup

A backup that includes all critical volumes so that the recovered system is bootable. It can optionally include all the data volumes so that, if a recovery is performed to a new hard disk, the data volumes also get restored. You can rebuild a machine from scratch and yes, it works on alternate hardware too.

Bare metal recovery

A recovery of a system using a backup that contains critical volumes and, optionally, data files that you can use to rebuild a system from scratch or rebuild a system using alternate hardware.

bind redirection

An Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) mechanism that enables AD LDS to accept bind requests from applications that want to use AD LDS as the application data store. Through AD LDS bind redirection, AD LDS redirects bind requests to AD DS based on the contents of a proxy object that represents an Active Directory security principal. This proxy object can be augmented to store additional data related to the security principal that is specific to the application.