This article serves as a how-to guide for users seeking to mount a recovery point on a Windows machine. Users have the ability to mount recovery points within AppAssure 5 to access data through a local file system.
A recovery point, also called a snapshot, is a point-in-time copy of the folders and files for the volumes on a protected machine, which are stored in the repository. In AppAssure 5, you can mount a recovery point for a Windows machine to access stored data through a local file system. Recovery points are used to restore protected machines or to mount to a local file system.
Complete the steps in this procedure to mount a recovery point for a Windows machine.
To mount a recovery point on a Windows machine
1. In the AppAssure 5 Core Console, click on the Machines tab.
2. Choose one of the following:
The Mount dialog box displays.
3. In the Mount dialog box, edit the text boxes for mounting a recovery point, as described below.
|Specify the path used to access the mounted recovery point.|
|Mount Type||Specify the way to access data for the mounted recovery point:|
|Sharing||Optionally, select the check box to specify whether the mounted recovery point can be shared, and then set access rights to it including the Share name and access groups.|
4. Click Mount and mount the recovery point.