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Rapid Recovery 6.0.2 - User Guide

*** Legend Introduction to Dell Data Protection | Rapid Recovery Understanding the Rapid Recovery Core Console Working with repositories Managing Rapid Recovery Core settings Using custom groups Working with encryption keys Protecting machines using the Rapid Recovery Core Working with Microsoft Exchange and SQL Servers Protecting server clusters Exporting protected data to virtual machines Managing protected machines Understanding replication Managing events Generating and viewing reports Restoring data Understanding bare metal restore for Windows machines Retention and archiving Managing cloud accounts Working with Linux machines Understanding the Local Mount Utility Central Management Console Understanding the Rapid Recovery Command Line Management utility Understanding the Rapid Recovery PowerShell module
Prerequisites for using PowerShell Working with commands and cmdlets Rapid Recovery PowerShell module cmdlets Localization Qualifiers
Extending Rapid Recovery jobs using scripting Rapid Recovery APIs Glossary

CreateBootCD

This command lets you create a bare metal restore (BMR) boot CD without using the Rapid Recovery Core Console.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

/createbootcd -ip [IP address] -mask -defaultgateway -dnsserver -vncpassword -vncport -isofilepath [destination for the boot image]

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the CreateBootCD command:

Table 1. CreateBootCD command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-ip
Optional. This option specifies the IP address of the target BMR machine. By default, it generates automatically.
-mask
Optional. This option specifies the subnet mask of the target BMR machine. By default, it generates automatically.
-defaultgateway
Optional. This option specifies the default gateway of the target BMR machine. By default, it generates automatically.
-dnsserver
Optional. This option specifies the DNS server for the target BMR machine. By default, it generates automatically.
-vncpassword
Optional. This option specifies the user password for an existing UltraVNC account. By default, this option is empty.
-vncport
Optional. This option specifies the port to use for UltraVNC. You can change it only if you used the -vncpassword option. By default, the port is 5900.
-isofilepath
Optional. This option specifies the patch to the boot CD file. The default path is C:\ProgramData\AppRecovery\Boot CDs.

Example:

Create a boot CD:

>cmdutil /createbootcd -ip 192.168.20.188 -mask 255.255.255.0 -defaultgateway 192.168.20.2 -dnsserver 192.168.20.2 -isofilepath D:\bcd\newbcd3.iso

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CreateRepository

Use the createrepository command to create a new DVM repository on a local machine or on a CIFS share location.

Usage

The usage for the command when creating a repository on a local location is as follows:

/createrepository -name [repository name] -size [size allocated for repository] -datapath [data path of repository] -metadatapath [metadata path of repository] -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password]

The usage for the command when creating a DVM repository on a share location is as follows:

/createrepository -name [repository name] -size [size allocated for repository] -uncpath [path for data and metadata] -shareusername [user name for share location] -sharepassword [password for share user name] -concurrentoperations [number of operations to occur at one time] -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password]

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the createrepository command:

Table 1. CreateRepository command options
Option Description
-?
Display help on the command.
-core
Optional. Remote core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. User name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-name
Repository name.
-size
Size of repository storage location. Available units are b, Kb, Mb, Gb, Tb, and Pb.
-datapath
For local location only. Determines data path of repository storage location.
-metadatapath
For local location only. Determines metadata path of repository storage location.
-uncpath
For share location only. Determines data and metadata paths of repository storage location.
-shareusername
For share location only. Determines the user name to the share location.
-sharepassword
For share location only. Determines password to share location.
-comment
Optional. Description of repository.
-concurrentoperations
Optional. Maximum number of operations that can be pending at one time. Value by default: 64.

Examples:

Create a DVM repository at a local location:

>cmdutil /createrepository -name “Repository 1” -size 200 Gb -datapath d:\repository -metadatapath d:\repository -core 10.10.10.10:8006 -user administrator -password 23WE@#$sdd

Create a DVM repository at a share location:

>cmdutil /createrepository -name “Repository 1” -size 200 Gb -uncpath \\share\repository -shareusername login -sharepassword pass123 -comment “First repository.” -concurrentoperations 8 -core 10.10.10.10:8006 -user administrator -password 23WE@#$sdd

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DeleteRepository

You can use the DeleteRepository command to remove an entire DVM repository created in AppAssure Core or Rapid Recovery Core.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

/deleterepository -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password] name] -name [repository name] | -a [all repositories]

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the DeleteRepository command:

Table 1. DeleteRepository command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote Core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. The user name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. The password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-a
Optional. This option deletes all DVM repositories associated with the Core.
-name
The name of the DVM repository you want to delete.

Example:

Delete all DVM repositories:

>cmdutil /deleterepository -a

Delete the repository with the name "RepositoryName:"

>cmdutil /deleterepository -name RepositoryName

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Dismount

Use the dismount command to dismount a mounted recovery point specified by the -path option, dismount points for the selected agent by the -protectedserver parameter, or dismount all mounted recovery points—-all.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

/dis[mount] -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password] [-all | -protectedserver [name | IP address] | -path [location]

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the dismount command:

Table 1. Dismount command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. User name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-all
Dismount all mounted recovery points.
-protectedserver
Dismount all mounted recovery points for current agent.
-path
Dismount selected mount point.

Example:

Dismount a recovery point that was mounted to folder c:\mountedrecoverypoint:

>cmdutil /dismount -core 10.10.10.10 -user administrator -password 23WE@#$sdd -path c:\mountedRecoveryPoint

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