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.

Backing up the central site is unique in the following ways:

As a result, you might attempt to reduce the risk of backlogs resulting from backup operations on the central site by planning to back up your central site less often. Because the central site is the most critical site in the hierarchy, this is not recommended.

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