The process of repairing a downed server, usually after a disk failure. Recovering a server usually involves these steps:
In Microsoft Windows NT, you can configure recovery settings on the Startup/Shutdown tab on the property sheet of the System utility in Control Panel. (To configure recovery settings in Windows 2000, open the System utility in Control Panel, click the Advanced tab, and then click the Startup And Recovery button.) You use these settings to tell the server to dump debugging information or to log an event if a Stop screen occurs.
To prepare for the possibility of a downed server, you should do the following: