It is critical that ALL aspects of PCSchool are backed up on a regular basis. With the increased use of Virtual Machines (VM’s), many schools are relying on cloning the server as a sole backup strategy. This type of solution is not the most effective for PCSchool as there are times when only certain aspects of PCSchool need restoring, not the entire system. Restoring a databases from a VM is significantly more difficult than if a nightly database backup is a scripted. The below document contains sample scripts to help with this process.