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NetVault 11.3 - Built-in Plug-ins User Guide

Restore Procedure

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In the Navigation pane, click Create Restore Job.
On the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page, the saveset table provides a list of available savesets. The table shows the saveset name (Job Title and Saveset ID), creation date and time, saveset size, and saveset status.

Saveset is online (all segments are online).

Saveset is partially online (some segments are online).

Saveset is offline (all segments are offline).

You can click Load more to load the next set of records, if available. Each load action fetches a maximum of 5000 records. This button is disabled if there are no more records to load.

Sort Ascending

Sorts the column in ascending order.

Sort Descending

Sorts the column in descending order.

Columns

Select/ clear to show/ hide the required column (s).

Table Settings

Set Pagesize: Click this to set the number of records per page to display in the table. Table Options dialog box is displayed. Specify the required number in the field “Specific number per page”. Click OK. By default, table options are set to Automatically, based on what will fit.
Restore Defaults: Click this to remove the user-defined settings for the table. A confirmation dialog appears. Click OK.

Client

Displays savesets created for particular clients.

Click the Client box, and in the Choose Client dialog box, select the clients. Click OK to close the dialog box.

Plugin Type

Displays savesets created using a particular plug-in.

Click the Plugin Type box, and in the list, select the plug-in.

Date

Displays savesets created during a specified period.

Click the Date box, and in the list, select the option that you want to use. The available options are Last 24 hours, Last Week, Last Month, Last 6 Months, Last Year, and Any.

Job

Displays savesets created for particular jobs.

Click the Job box, and in the Choose Job dialog box, select the jobs. Click OK to close the dialog box.
When you select a saveset, the following details are displayed in the Saveset Information area: Job ID, job title, tag, server name, client name, plug-in name, saveset date and time, retirement setting, Incremental Backup or not, archive or not, and saveset size.
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On the Create Selection Set page, select the disks that you want to restore. Alternatively, open the parent node and select the partitions that you want to restore.
Click Save to save the settings, and then click Next.
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On the Create Restore Job page, specify a name for the job. Assign a descriptive name that allows you to easily identify the job for monitoring its progress.
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In the Target Client list, the client from which data was backed up is selected by default. Do not change this setting.
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Click Submit to submit the job for scheduling.
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If you select MBR and one or more partitions for a restore job, the plug-in restores the MBR successfully, but it fails to restore the selected partitions and the jobs completes with warnings (“Failed to get the information of Partition <n> for Disk <n>”). The plug-in is unable to obtain the partition information because the information about the restored MBR has not been updated on Windows.

To restore MBR and one or more partitions, use the following steps:

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Start the Windows Disk Management utility. Use the Refresh command to update the MBR information on Windows.

Relocating data to an alternate disk or partition

To restore a Raw Device Backup without overwriting the existing data, you can relocate the data to an alternate disk or partition on the client. You can also use this procedure if the original disk is unavailable or corrupted.

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In the Rename/Relocate dialog box, provide the following information.
Linux and UNIX: Type the full path to the new disk.
Windows: To relocate the data to an alternate disk, type the target disk number. For example, Disk 1 or 1.
Click OK to close the dialog box.

Restoring data to an alternate NetVault Backup Client

When restoring a Raw Device Backup, you can relocate the data to an alternate client. This procedure can be useful during a server migration or disaster recovery operation.

The procedure for restoring a Raw Device Backup to an alternate client includes the following steps:

Prerequisites

Before you start the restore procedure, verify that the following requirements are met:

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