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Walkthrough: Backing Up and Restoring a Team Foundation Server
Performing backups is an important component of managing your Team Foundation deployment. Implementing a well-planned backup and restore strategy protects your data against data loss due to damage caused by a variety of failures. Testing your strategy by restoring a set of backups and recovering your database prepares you to respond effectively to a disaster.
You must be a member of the Administrators group on the Team Foundation data-tier server, a member of the Team Foundation Administrators group, and either a member of the SQL Server Administrator group on the Team Foundation data-tier server or have the SQL Server Perform Back Up and Create Maintenance Plan permissions set to Allow to complete this procedure. For more information about permissions, see.
To backup and restore a Team Foundation Server deployment
Read the following topics,and .
To learn about how to create a maintenance plan that backs up all Team Foundation databases and back up the Report Server encryption key, see.
To learn about how to restore the Team Foundation databases and import the Report Server encryption key, see.
When restoring the Team Foundation databases to a data-tier server with a different name, you must also update the application-tier server with the new data-tier name. For more information, see.