Tech Brief

Active Directory Forest Recovery Methods

Find out how Recovery Manager for Active Directory Forest Edition compares to Microsoft's recommended forest recovery process

This document is a companion piece to the Microsoft paper, “Planning for Active Directory Forest Recovery,” which is a best-practice recommendation for recovering an Active Directory® directory service forest, if forest-wide failure has rendered all domain controllers in the forest incapable of functioning normally.

This companion piece includes relevant excerpts from Microsoft’s document with comments on how Quest Recovery Manager for Active Directory Forest Edition automates and speeds the forest recovery process. Explanations of where Recovery Manger for Active Directory Forest Edition’s process varies from the guidance prescribed in the original document are also included.