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[11 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | 1,943 views]

–Rory Nolan, Director of TADASoft–
Configuration errors in network device backups can create huge IT disaster recovery problems. By Rory Nolan.
Picture the scene; it is 17:00hrs on a weekday and you have been alerted that your firewall has crashed. Thankfully, you have a spare on-site and you manage to have that up and running quickly in factory default setting. How do you recover the config from the firewall that has just crashed? Who is actually responsible for taking regular configuration backups from the network devices? If backups are actually done, where …