This section allows you to restore virtual machines from the available backups.
To restore a virtual machine, follow the steps listed below:
- Navigate to the Restore from the Virtual Environment tab.
- Click on Initiate Restore button at the top-right corner of the screen to perform a restoration.
- Select Hyper-V from the Virtual Environment drop-down box.
- Enter a distinguishable name for the restore operation for future references.
- Select the type of restoration that you wish to perform. The available types are:
- Full Restore: Restores the operating system, file system, and all the settings configured in the virtual machines.
- Disk Restore: Restores the operating system and file system of the virtual machines to the point when the backup was taken.
- You choose to restore the machine to their original location or to a new location if you have selected Full Restore in the previous step.
- Original location: To restore virtual machines to their original location, mark the check box against Restore to Original Location.
- Different location: To restore the virtual machines to a new location with the same configurations, leave the check box against Restore to Original Location unmarked. Select the host where you want to restore the virtual machine to from the Destination Host drop-down box. When restoring the Hyper-V virtual machine to a new host, you can change the name of the virtual machine by clicking the Change VM Names link.
- Select the VMs that you wish to restore by clicking the icon in the Select Vms field.
- In the pop-up that appears, Click on the Select Server down-box at the top right corner.
- Select the server that you wish to restore.
- Select the restore point that you wish to restore to.
- Mark the check-box against Power On VMs after Restore if you wish to boot the virtual machine immediately after restoration.
- Click Restore.
Once you have performed a restoration, you can view the following details:
- Restoration name
- Type of restoration
- Number of virtual machines configured in the restoration
- Run time of the restoration operation
- Status of the last run restore operation.
Note: If the restore operation has failed, click the icon to attempt the restoration process once again.