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This article describes how the Automated System Recovery (ASR) feature can be used to back up and to restore a Remote Installation Services (RIS) server and RIS volumes.
If you use the ASR feature to back up your Windows Server 2003-based RIS server, and you only perform an ASR backup (and nothing else), you cannot be ensured of a complete recovery of the RIS server and its related volumes and data.
RIS server volumes and their data are not backed up as part of the ASR backup process. To ensure that you have a complete backup of a RIS server in conjunction with an ASR backup:
Article ID: 304636 - Last Review: March 2, 2007 - Revision: 3.4