A file created by Tivoli Disaster Recovery Manager (DRM) that contains information about how to recover computer systems if a disaster occurs and scripts that can be run to perform some recovery tasks. The file includes information about the software and hardware used by the Tivoli Storage Manager server, and the location of recovery media.
The document that defines the resources, actions, tasks and data required to manage the business recovery process in the event of a business interruption. The plan is designed to assist in restoring the business process within the stated disaster recovery goals.
Written plan describing the steps a company would take to restore computer operations in the event of a disaster, containing four components: the emergency plan, the backup plan, the recovery plan, and the test plan. 12.21- 22
The procedures to be followed should a disaster (fire, flood, etc.) occur. Disaster recovery plans may cover the computer center and other aspects of normal organizational functioning. See also: Contingency Plan.
This is a developed and tested plan to ensure that business continuity continues in the case of a disaster. All IT systems which are critical to the successful operation of the organisation should be included in a disaster recovery plan. The plan should specify the actions that should be taken if part or the whole of the IT system is rendered inoperative. The plan should be founded in a risk analysis of the potential threats that could be encountered and the means available to continue operation. The disaster recovery procedures should be layered to tackle the different levels of problem that might occur.