Business Continuity - Disaster Recovery Lab

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This lab is part of a series of lab exercises designed to supplement coursework and provide students with a hands-on training experience based on real-world applications. This series of lab exercises is intended to support courseware for CompTIA Network+® certification. Catastrophes of various types, fires, floods, illness, and terrorism or server ...

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
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Overview

This lab is part of a series of lab exercises designed to supplement coursework and provide students with a hands-on training experience based on real-world applications. This series of lab exercises is intended to support courseware for CompTIA Network+® certification.

Catastrophes of various types, fires, floods, illness, and terrorism or server crashes, hard drive failure, viruses, and downed networks can upset an organization’s ability to meet business needs causing disruptions to regular operational conditions. It is necessary for businesses, whether large or small, to have plans in place to mitigate the effects of potential catastrophes. Business continuity and disaster recovery plans are important components to any business plan to prevent major disruptions.

The purpose of this lab is to characterize some key points in disaster recovery plans and demonstrate the need for implementation. Students will create and restore a data backup. They will examine the importance of virus and malware protection and test antivirus software.

In this lab, you will perform the following tasks:

Create a data backup Restore data from a data backup Download a virus test file to test antivirus software