Creating a Farm Client for SharePoint Disaster Recovery


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If a database fails, you can perform a disaster recovery of a farm client to recover the servers, the content databases, configuration and Central Administration databases, and the SharePoint farm.

You can also recover the Web Front End data such as the SharePoint hive, IIS settings, and SharePoint registry entries. You can perform a disaster recovery of the farm client to recover one or more components of the Web Front End data.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Protect > Applications > SharePoint.

    The SharePoint page appears.

  2. Click Add, and then click Farm client.

    The Create Farm client dialog box appears.

  3. In the Client name box, type a name for the farm client.

  4. From the SharePoint version list, select a version.

  5. From the Primary member server list, select an application server where the SharePoint Server agent is installed.

  6. From the Secondary member server list, select secondary member servers.

  7. From the Plan list, select a server plan for the farm client.

  8. Click OK.