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'''''Note''': Parallel test will actually allow the [[organization]] to find out if the [[Disaster Recovery Plan (DR Plan)|DR plan]] actually works.  An example is the confirmation that when a [[Procedure|procedure]] requires the application to be started, the personnel responsible will start the application at the alternate site. It requires the personnel to actually perform the steps in their [[response]] [[Procedure|procedures]].''
 
'''''Note''': Parallel test will actually allow the [[organization]] to find out if the [[Disaster Recovery Plan (DR Plan)|DR plan]] actually works.  An example is the confirmation that when a [[Procedure|procedure]] requires the application to be started, the personnel responsible will start the application at the alternate site. It requires the personnel to actually perform the steps in their [[response]] [[Procedure|procedures]].''
  
 
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Revision as of 09:10, 27 October 2020

1. A Parallel Test requires the processing functionality to be tested at the alternate site.

Related Terms: Type of DR Plan Tests.

Note: Parallel test will actually allow the organization to find out if the DR plan actually works. An example is the confirmation that when a procedure requires the application to be started, the personnel responsible will start the application at the alternate site. It requires the personnel to actually perform the steps in their response procedures.

BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2CC: Intermediate (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)