Disaster Recovery Strategies

To minimize recovery time objective (RTO), is it essential to adopt a disaster recovery strategy to achieve your goals. To ensure faster RTO, it is recommended to: Perform Disaster Recovery backup on a newly installed machine with all important programs installed on the system: This ensures a clean and consistent system recovery Keep your Disaster Recovery […]

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Walkthrough: Creating Disaster Recovery Using Genie Backup Manager

This walkthrough summarizes how to create a complete disaster recovery backup using Genie Backup Manager (GBM) Step 1: Create Genie Disaster Recovery Bootable disk (One time only) Requirements: Blank or empty CD or DVD disk. Recommended: New CD/DVD. How to Create this boot disk? Open GBM → Click Disaster Recovery. A dialog will open. Click […]

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How to Schedule the Disaster Recovery Backup Job of Genie Backup Manager

Open your Windows Task Scheduler. (Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Task Scheduler) From the left side panel of the Windows Task Scheduler, click Task Scheduler library. From the right side panel of the Windows Task Scheduler, click Create Task. The Create Task wizard will be shown, and you will need to fill it as follows: […]

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How to Exclude Files From Disaster Recovery Backup in Genie Timeline

SYMPTOMS Genie Timeline (GTL) backs up files that you wish to be excluded in the Disaster Recovery backup.   REASON Disaster Recovery does not follow the normal Auto-Exclude rules which you can find under Tools → Preferences. This is important to avoid excluding essential files for the full system restore by mistake. However, these rules […]

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Genie Backup Manager 9.0 Disaster Recovery Screenshot Tour

This is the first screen of the Disaster Recovery wizard of Genie Backup Manager (GBM). The next step is to locate the Disaster Recovery backup itself (.gbp file). Also, there are various helpful utilities on the right-side panel that may be required in order to perform a successful recovery. Using the Browse for file button, navigate to […]

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Genie Timeline Disaster Recovery Screenshot Tour

This is the first screen of the Disaster Recovery wizard of Genie Timeline (GTL). Press the Start Disaster Recovery button to begin with the restore. If your backup is stored on the root folder of the drive, then Genie Timeline will be able to detect it. If not, please use the Browse for backup button […]

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Preparing for Disaster Recovery Restore on a New Hard Drive

SYMPTOMS If you receive a new storage drive, and wish to perform Disaster Recovery restore on it, you will need to start by initiating that drive and creating a new NTFS formatted partition on it.   CAUSE Typically, newly purchased internal hard drives comes with no active partition, and in order to have successful Disaster […]

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Disaster Recovery Restore Troubleshooting

My device(s) is/are not recognized SYMPTOMS This occurs when you have a RAID as your local hard drive, you are unable view it from the browse for folder, you get unable to connect to webserver when opening the web browser, or view network status does not display your Ethernet card. CAUSE The drivers are non-native […]

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