As a particularly reliable, scalable and powerful backup and recovery solution, Bacula Enterprise Edition offers great flexibility and often, a variety of ways for the user to implement Backup and Restore strategies, policies and regulatory requirements to the very highest standards. Best Practice implementation is always highly recommended by Bacula Systems, and Bacula Enterprise Edition’s tools, features and architecture are designed to facilitate that goal. This document draws from feedback from our many customers as well as from our developers to guide you in Best Practices covering a large range of Bacula’s capabilities to help you exploit your Bacula Enterprise Edition infrastructure to its maximum potential.
Bacula Systems remains at your service if you need any help or validation of your implementation.

1. Before Reading

If you need clarification on any concepts within this document, we recommend that you read the following documents in the Whitepapers folder of your download area:
◾ The Bacula Enterprise Edition Concept Guide
◾ The Bacula Enterprise Edition Installation Guide
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