How do I backup Microsoft Active Directory ?

How do I backup Microsoft Active Directory ?

While backing up AD is not a function of Stoneware, here are some urls that have some good information.

Simple script to start a backup:
ntbackup backup systemstate /J "AD Backup" /F "C:\\ADbackup.bkf"

Best Practices for Active Directory Schema Changes 
http://blog.chrislehr.com/2009/08/best-practices-on-schema-upgrades.htm

Active Directory Backup and Restore - Microsoft
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727048.aspx
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