High availability is always a hot topic at the customer but one thing is often forgotten. Disaster Recovery.
Recently I had a disaster recovery test on a Xenapp 6.5 environment. Scenario, delete all components.
Before starting I had to make sure that the backup was completed successfully. After deleting all components, VM’s, Databases etc… I started the restore. First I started to restore the Operating Systems then I restored the database for XenApp 6 after that I started an unattended install of XenApp 6.5 DataCollector by Login Solution 4. After the installation of the DataCollector I did a check to see if the farmsettings, farmpolicies and all other settings are restored again. Continue Reading