What to have for disaster recovery? Full backup?

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Jun 9th, 2008

What do we need to have? In case of we lose everything what to backup from where? There is an BART system I think in 4.1 does it enough for full system recovery? Or do we also need to export users from BAT->export ? Why are they seperate? (ps. I talk about 4.1)

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rob.huffman Mon, 06/09/2008 - 13:53

Hi Okan,

The Utility you are referring to is called BARS (Backup and Restore) and is the data you need for Disaster Recovery/CCM Rebuilds. You will not need the Bat-Export as all the phone details etc are captured in a .tar file during BARS Backup;

The following list shows the data that is backed up and restored for the Cisco CallManager publisher database:

Hosts and LMhosts files

Latest Cisco CallManager publisher database

DC Directory LDAP directory

For Cisco CallManager 3.3.x DirectoryConfiguration.ini from C:\dcdsrvr.

For Cisco CallManager 4.0(x) or later UMDirectoryConfiguration.ini.

Directory schema files avvid_schemaV*.txt

Publisher and subscriber configuration information to replication.ini file.

Cisco CallManager version to version.ini file.

If the option to backup CDR is chosen, CDR database and CDR/CMR flat files from Local CDR Path

TFTP files from C:\Program Files\Cisco\TFTPPath (the default path)

TFTP files from alternate file locations

Cisco Bulk Administration Tool (BAT) files-templates from C:\CiscoWebs\BAT, CSV files from C:\BAT and the BATversion.asp file.

HKLM\Software\Cisco Systems, Inc. (registry keys)

Cisco CallManager DSN

Security files (certificates) from under C:\Program Files\Cisco\Certificates. This applies only to Cisco CallManager 4.x or later.

LDAPConfig.ini for IPMA configuration.

Here is a good doc that has all the info for doing Backups and then restoring on the new box;

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cucm/bars/4_0_11/ag-4011.html

Hope this helps!

Rob

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