While the process of backing up and recovering a central site is similar to backing up and restoring any primary site, there are requirements to consider when backing up and restoring central sites that make them unique to central sites.

Recovering the central site is unique in the following ways:

To resolve these issues, and to ensure that it is possible to recover all the data of the central site, follow these recommendations:

If you follow these recommendations, then you will be able to recover most of the configuration when recovering the central site. You will be able to recover configuration data and software distribution objects definition from the reference site. The administrative data that is lost if the central site fails is less critical, and is regenerated after the central site regains functionality.

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