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Data Backup Policy


All backups will conform to the following best practices plan.


  • A systematic backup of all data, systems and files including patches, fixes and updates.
  • Records of what is backed up and where backups are stored.
  • Software licensing information backed up.
  • Tapes and other backup media will be labeled.
  • The backup record log and copies of backup media is to be maintained in a separate location.
  • Testing of backup information will occur on scheduled basis.


13-Mar-2012 - Note: This policy is a draft and is not yet in effect.

08-May-2012    Approved by Director of Infrastructure, Brian Israel

20-Mar-2009    Policy created

Policy Information

Data Policy        400.07.01


University Information Technology -  Infrastructure

Approved By

Chief Information Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Director of Infrastructure - 08-May-2012

Additional Remarks

There are no known exceptions to this policy at this time.


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