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Rapid Recovery 6.1.2 - User Guide

Introduction to Rapid Recovery Core Console Core settings Repositories Encryption keys Protecting machines
About protecting machines with Rapid Recovery Support for dynamic and basic volumes Understanding the Rapid Recovery Agent software installer Deploying Agent to multiple machines simultaneously from the Core Console Using the Deploy Agent Software Wizard to deploy to one or more machines Modifying deploy settings Understanding protection schedules Protecting a machine About protecting multiple machines Settings and functions for protected Exchange servers Settings and functions for protected SQL servers
Managing protected machines Snapshots and recovery points Replication Events Reporting VM export Restoring data Bare metal restore
Bare metal restore for Windows machines Understanding boot CD creation for Windows machines Using the Universal Recovery Console for a BMR Performing a bare metal restore for Linux machines Viewing the recovery progress Starting a restored target server Troubleshooting connections to the Universal Recovery Console Repairing boot problems Performing a file system check on the restored volume
Managing aging data Archiving Cloud storage accounts The Local Mount Utility The Central Management Console Core Console references Command Line Management utility PowerShell module
Prerequisites for using PowerShell Working with commands and cmdlets Rapid Recovery PowerShell module cmdlets Localization Qualifiers
Scripting REST APIs About us Glossary

RestoreArchive

This command restores an archive from a local archive or share and places the restored data in a specified repository.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 220. RestoreArchive command options

Option

Description

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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.

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.

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.

Restore data for all protected machines from the archive files.

Protected machine with recovery points to restore. You can specify several machine names enclosed in double quotes and separated by spaces.

Name of a repository on the Core to which the restored recovery points should be placed. The name must be enclosed in double quotes.

Optional. User name for the remote machine. Required for network path only.

Optional. Password to the remote machine. Required for network path only.

Location of the archived data to be restored; for example: d:\work\archive or network path \\servename\sharename.

Examples:

Restore archived data for all protected servers:

Restore archived data for specific protected servers:

RestoreUrc

The restoreurc command lets you restore a protected machine or volume from a specific Rapid Recovery recovery point to a bare-metal machine using the Universal Recovery Console (URC).

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 221. RestoreUrc command options

Option

Description

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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.

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.

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.

The name or IP address of the server you want to which you want to restore the URC.

The identification number of the recovery point you want to use to restore the machine. To find the correct number, use the command /list rps.

The IDs or names of the volumes you want to restore. To restore all protected volumes, use -volumes all.

The name of the machine to which you want to restore the protected machine.

The authentication key from the URC.

The numbers of the disks on which you want to restore the machine. To select all disks from the machine using the URC, use -targetdisk all.

Example:

Restore a machine to disks 0 and 1 of the machine using the URC, when the IP address for the URC machine is 192.168.20.175:

Resume

The administrator can use this command to resume snapshots, export to a virtual machine, and replicate. You must specify your need to resume by a parameter. The following parameters are valid: snapshot, vmexport, and replication. See Pause for more details.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 222. Resume command options

Option

Description

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[snapshots], [replication] or [vmexport].

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.

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.

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.

Resume all agents on the selected Core.

Resume current protected server.

Host name of the remote core that replicates to the core machine.

Host name of the remote target core to which data is replicated.

Examples:

Resume snapshots for specific protected server:

Resume export to a virtual machine for all protected machines on the core:

Resume outgoing replication on the core for a specific protected machine:

Resume outgoing replication for all protected machines on the target core:

Resume incoming replication for all machines on the target core:

SeedDrive

You can use a seed drive for the initial data transfer when you establish Rapid Recovery replication.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 223. SeedDrive command options

Option

Description

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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.

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.

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.

The list of outstanding seed drives with extended information.

Start copying data to the seed drive.

Start consuming the seed drive.

Abandon the outstanding seed drive request.

The local or network path of the seed drive.

Optional. The user name for the network location of the seed drive.

Optional. The password for the network location of the seed drive.

Optional. Use only with the -copy option. It is the name or IP address of the remote Core. All protected machines replicating to this Core receive seed drive recovery points.

Use only with the -consume option. It is the name of the remote Core from which the seed drive recovery points are created or consumed.

The name or IP address of the protected machine you are using to create or consume the seed drive of recovery points. For example: -protectedserver "10.10.60.48" "10.10.12.101."

This option specifies whether to consume or copy all of the available protected machines.

The new archiving format offers improved performance, however it is not compatible with older Cores. Use this option when working with a legacy AppAssure Core.

Examples:

List outstanding seed drives:

Copy two protected machines to the seed drive on the network share:

Starting consuming the seed drive:

Abandon an outstanding seed drive request:

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