Creating a service account with restricted permissions

BEST PRACTICES, TIPS AND TRICKS

 
shutterstock_304896716A best practice for your DATASTOR software installation and configuration is to run tasks with a service account. In a domain environment, a group policy can be created to configure the service account as a member of the local Administrators group of each computer in the domain without making the account a member of the Domain Admins security group.
 
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Data Loss: A Major Cost to Business

TIPS AND TRICKS, BEST PRACTICES

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It’s a risk that many businesses, especially small ones, don’t think about regularly - and that can be a costly mistake.

Data loss forces many businesses to suffer monetary and time-related setbacks. The loss can be caused by any number of things, including natural disasters, viruses, malware, or a simple failure to perform regular backups. Creating and implementing a good data backup and recovery plan is important for all businesses to do before an incident occurs.

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Getting Started with DATASTOR

BEST PRACTICES, GETTING STARTED

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 Getting started with DATASTOR is easy. Here, we will provide links to resources that will cover the basics to get you started.

As is usually the case, the more time spent understanding an application and its associated best practices the more successful the deployment and the assurance that your data is safe and secure.  Read Deployment Guidelines for a description of several deployment options at a high level.  All are designed to provide digital continuity for customers of all sizes.

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Checkup and Export Settings

GETTING STARTED, BEST PRACTICES

 

With backup plans running on a scheduled basis, a couple useful features to configure are the Checkup Report and Export Settings. Implementing these features is considered a DATASTOR Best Practice. 

 

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Check the Integrity of Your Backups with Store Verify Tasks

TIPS AND TRICKS, BEST PRACTICES

shutterstock_105959135Heading up support I have a good feel for customer sticking points. It’s why everybody in support’s job is to act as a customer advocate as we liaison with our engineering and executive teams to improve customer experience. That’s why I was blown away when I started receiving briefings in Q4 2015 on process redesigns and improvements in the 9.0 release of the Enterprise software. It’s like Santa brought me everything on my list this year.
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Verify, Copy and Purge Store Tasks

BEST PRACTICES, GETTING STARTED

You have protection plans running, the check-up report configured, and your backup configuration is being stored in a safe location in the event your backup server needs to be rebuilt. What’s the next step to insure to the efficiency of your backup process?

 

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Need a safe place to save your backups off-site?

TIPS AND TRICKS, BEST PRACTICES

Use DATASTOR Shield seamless cloud storage integration

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Recovery of your valuable data is what it’s all about, and storing backups locally may not be sufficient to adequately protect that data. The advantage of having your important data backed up off-site, away from your business, is that it's safe from theft, fire, and other local disasters. DATASTOR Shield has a seamless cloud vault capability integrated in the application. What makes our vaulting solution stand out from others?

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