However, when the backup server itself is lost you need to foresee a recovery plan for it as well. To fill that gab you could use a disaster recovery tool such as Relax-and-Recover (rear) to restore the Bareos server from bare-metal.
Gratien D'haese is a Belgian independent IT Consultant who is already over 25 years active in the Unix world (and with Linux since its invention in 1991). Gratien has a broad experience with Unix in general, Unix networking and security, big system administration tasks, clustering, consultancy and project management. Gratien is quite active in the Unix/Linux Open Source world and is giving talks around various topics since the days of the Belgian UNIX Users Group and other organizations promoting Unix/Linux and the Open Source movement. On occasions he talks about his projects on conferences, such as at Fosdem, LinuxTag, T-Dose, OSBC and LOAD with talks around Relax-and-Recover, IPv6, adhocr. Gratien is the co-founder and main designer of Relax-and-Recover (rear) together with Schlomo Schapiro (from Germany). This project started in 2006 and the software is part of Fedora, EPEL and SLES HA - Gratien is also involved with other Open Source projects, such as Upgrade-UX, "Make CD-ROMRecovery (mkcdrec)" (which is the forerunner of rear), WBEMextras, adhcor, CFG2HTML,SANmigration, sgesap_validation, c4 and dupro.