File Recovery dialog (8.0)


File Recovery dialog (8.0)


The File Recovery Dialog Window will display the VMs sorted by name. You can also arrange items by date User-added image or BDS User-added image. To return to the VM view, simply click the VM icon User-added image.

Figure - File Recovery Window

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The window also displays the backup Environment, Host, and Type. You can filter backups, select the file recovery method, and set file recovery credentials for secure file access locally.

Filtering Backups

To find a specific backup you can filter the results by VM Name, Environment, Host, ModeDate Range, Most Recent, Pinned, and Type.

Figure - Filter Backups

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Click Filter to proceed.


Creating an FLR object:

  1. Click the arrow next to the machine name and then click into the check box next to the desired backup. You can also view the disc name and size by clicking on the arrow next to the backup

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  2. The Recovery Type section gives you three share methods from which to choose. Select from CIFSiSCSI Target, or NFS. Make sure this option is selected before proceeding.

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  3. In the Credentials section you have the option of requiring your password to securely access files locally depending upon the Recovery Type selected (CIFS or iSCSI).

    For CIFS shares, click the File Recovery Credentials radio button, enter your password, and confirm the password.


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    For iSCSI shares, choose between System Generated credentials or use Custom to set a custom user name and password for the iSCSI target.


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    Note: The NFS recovery type option does not require credentials.

    Note: Your password must be at least 12 characters in length.
  4. Once all your options are set, click Create to submit your file recovery or click Cancel to stop it from going through.
  5. A notice should appear confirming your file recovery was successful. Click OK to exit.

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