Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Recovering VMs to their original location

The following steps use the DPM administrator console to recover VMs to their original location:

1.Open the DPM administrator console, click Recovery, and then, in the Recoverable Data pane, browse to the VM instance that you need to recover.

2.Select the respective Hyper-V host and expand that node.

3.Click All Protected Hyper-V Data, and then, in the Recovery Points pane, select the VM that you want to recover, as shown in the following image.

4.Click any date and time in the calendar to see available recovery points. Dates that show as bold have active recovery points. To minimize data loss, it is important to choose to recover from the latest possible recovery point.

5.Click Recover in the Actions pane to launch the Recovery Wizard.

6.In the Recovery Wizard, on the Select Recovery Type page, select Recover To Original Instance.

7.On the Specify Recovery Options page, leave the Network Bandwidth Usage Throttling and SAN Recovery selections without any modifications.

8. On the Summary page, review your settings, and then click Recover.

9. After the recovery completes, click Close to close the Recovery Wizard.

10. Start the VM that you just recovered.

11. After you recover the VM, you must synchronize it as follows (the protection status of this VM will show as Replica Inconsistent until it is synchronized):

a. In the DPM administrator console, open the Protection workspace.

b. Locate and then right-click the recovered VM. Click Perform Consistency Check.

c. In the Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager dialog box, click Yes to perform the consistency check.

Source of Information : Microsoft System Center

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