Active Directory Backup
on Windows Server
Perform seamless backup of your Active Directory data on the Windows Server and instantly recover your data at any time.
As a combination of services that manage permission and access to networked resources, Active Directory is one of the most valuable business applications on the market. The loss or corruption of AD data such as users, groups, applications, and more can lead to a variety of consequences, including IT services downtime and interrupted business continuity.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication can reliably back up AD objects and restore them at a moment's notice, preventing the loss of data and the halt of business-critical operations.
Active Directory Backup in NAKIVO Backup & Replication
NAKIVO Backup & Replication performs incremental backup of Active Directory. With this technology, only the changed blocks of data get backed up, saving you time and storage space, in addition to improving backup performance.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication performs backups using application-aware mode. This ensures the transactional consistency of Active Directory objects during the backup process.
Secure Data Encryption
NAKIVO Backup & Replication is always one step ahead when it comes to the security of your backup data. The solution uses AES 256 encryption to protect your AD data from being accessed by third parties.
Flexible Retention Policy
NAKIVO Backup & Replication has a flexible retention policy, allowing you to store up to 4,000 recovery points on backup. They can then be freely rotated on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.
Copy Active Directory Backups Offsite or to the Cloud
Since Active Directory is an application that may contain business-critical data, you may want to consider having additional backups to ensure continuous business operations under any circumstances. NAKIVO Backup & Replication has the Backup Copy feature which allows you to copy your backups directly to the cloud or offsite. Due to Job Chaining, this feature can be activated immediately after the initial backup finishes running.
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Instantly Recover Active Directory Objects
NAKIVO Backup & Replication allows for granular recovery of the Active Directory objects on your Windows Servers directly from compressed and deduplicated backups. The process is almost instantaneous and can be done at any time.
Improve Active Directory Backup Performance
NAKIVO Backup & Replication can increase data transfer rates during Active Directory backup by up to 2X with the Network Acceleration feature. This helps significantly reduce network load, achieving much shorter backup windows.
Save Storage Space
Storage space expansion can be rather costly, especially when you need to regularly back up your databases and applications such as Active Directory. NAKIVO Backup & Replication successfully tackles this problem with the Global Data Deduplication feature. It allows for only unique data to be stored in the backup repository, which drastically reduces the space required for backups. The adjustable compression can increase your storage space savings even further.
Reduce the Load on Bandwidth
Performing Active Directory backup during working hours can lead to your network becoming overloaded. This, in turn, can cause slowdowns in business processes. To avoid this issue, NAKIVO Backup & Replication has its own built-in Advanced Bandwidth Throttling. With this feature, you can set global rules to limit the bandwidth consumption for your backup jobs. This can also be done on a per-job basis.