Unless your business can schedule a time to do production testing of disaster recovery, then you'll have to be satisfied with testing your process on a test system. You should be able to take all your production backups and restore them to test without problem. If your business is not 24x7 or if you can somehow create a time (even if it's just once a year) to do a full-scale test on your production system, that is optimal. Otherwise, you're doing all you can by periodically running recovery scenarios on your test system.
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