When designing highly available Web solutions, you should take into account two considerations that go beyond your network’s actual design. The first is to determine how you’ll monitor and audit your systems in order to ensure adequate performance, availability, and security. A comprehensive monitoring and auditing strategy is integral to managing your Web site and to providing highly available Web solutions in your Microsoft Windows 2000 environment. The second consideration that you should take into account is the design of a disaster recovery strategy that protects your network from the loss of data and from machine failure. A disaster recovery strategy must encompass the possibility of failures that can range from natural disasters to viruses. This chapter provides the information that you need to design comprehensive plans to monitor and audit your systems and to develop a disaster recovery strategy.
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