and test the ability to restore data from backups on a monthly basis. The System Administrator or IT manager shall verify the records and media and certify them on a monthly basis. Restoration of data from backup shall be performed only by the System Administrator / IT manager after obtaining written permission from the department head.

11. Testing The ability to restore data from backups shall be tested at least once in a month.

12. Data to be Backed Up

Data to be backed up include the following information:

(i) System state data

(ii) Registry data

(iii) User data

(iv) Applications and their configurations

Systems to be backed up include but are not limited to:

(1) Production database server

(ii) Production application server

(iii) Production web server

(iv) Mail server

(v) domain controllers, DNS servers

(vi) File servers

(vii) Test database server

(viii) Test web server

13. Archives

Archives are made at the end of every year in December / March based on the archival policy. User account data associated with the file and mail servers are archived one month after they have left the organization.

14. Restoration

Users that need files to be restored from the backups/archives must submit a request to the department head., Include information about the file creation date, the name of the file, the last time it was changed, and the date and time it was deleted or destroyed.

15. Tape Storage Locations

Offline tapes of archives, monthly and weekly backups shall bestored in a fireproof safe locker under the custody of the department head in a different building away from the data Centre.

16. Responsibility

The Backup shall be the responsibility of the Application Administrator where the Department has its own SAN and Tape Library. In case, the application uses SAN& Tape Library of the SDC, it shall be the responsibility to SDC Back up Administrator to undertake backup as proposed.

17. Disposal of Media

Discarded backup media must be disposed of in a secure way to make any kind of recovery impossible, e.g. through physical destruction ora similar process. All records to be disposed of have to meet the retention requirements before physical destruction of the media.

18. Relaxations Relaxation to above backup may be done with specific permission of IT Department.

ഗ്രാമപഞ്ചായത്തുകളുടെ മാവേലി സ്റ്റോറുകൾക്ക് കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറും അനുബന്ധ ഉപകരണങ്ങളും വാങ്ങി നൽകുന്നതിന് അനുമതി നൽകി ഉത്തരവ് സംബന്ധിച്ച്

(തദ്ദേശസ്വയംഭരണ (ഡി.എ) വകുപ്പ് സ.ഉ.(സാധാ)നം 825/2010/തസ്വഭവ തിരു. തീയതി: 11.3.2010)

സംഗ്രഹം:- തദ്ദേശസ്വയംഭരണ വകുപ്പ് - ഗ്രാമപഞ്ചായത്തുകളുടെ മാവേലി സ്റ്റോറുകൾക്ക് കമ്പ്യൂ ട്ടറും അനുബന്ധ ഉപകരണങ്ങളും വാങ്ങി നൽകുന്നതിന് അനുമതി നൽകി ഉത്തരവ് പുറപ്പെടുവിക്കുന്നു.