"After purchasing a new tape library and evaluating several
options for backup software you finally designed a backup strategy
for your organization. You have spent considerable time on research
and testing, you have set up your Amanda backups to reliably run
according to your backup policy. The Amanda backup server has gone
through a couple of dump cycles and after several tests you are
confident you can reliably restore files from your backups. Your
data recovery procedures are in a safe place, and you have
accomplished what you had in mind... or have you?
"What happens if your backup server is compromised? To
comprehensively protect against data loss, a well-executed backup
plan must provide coverage for all types of situations and your
Amanda backup server itself must be easily recoverable. You should
anticipate and test the disaster recovery of your backup server
several times under different scenarios..."