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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

New-Mount

The New-Mount command mounts a snapshot of one or more drives.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the New-Mount command:

Table 258. New-Mount 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.

The protected server IP address or machine name (depends on how the particular machine was protected.

Optional. The timestamp of the Recovery Point to mount. This should be in the format that is specified by the OS on the current PC. The administrator is able to get the latest recovery point by specifying latest or last checked recovery point by passed parameter value. By default the latest time option is chosen.

Optional. User name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you also have to provide a password. If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a log on.

If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Path on the Core machine to which recovery points will be mounted.

Optional. Specifies a mount mode. Available options are 'read', 'readOnlyWithPreviousWrites' (read-only with previous writes), 'write' (writable). Default mode is read-only.

Optional. Space-separated list of volume names to mount. If the volume’s name contains spaces or special characters, it has to be specified using double quotes. If not specified, all volumes will be mounted.

Optional. Comma-separated list of volume names to mount. If not specified, all volumes will be mounted.

NOTE: This option is obsolete, use '-volumes' instead.

Optional. Recovery point number for the mount. You can obtain this using the get-mounts command. Specify several numbers for the rpn parameter to mount different points with a single command.

Example:

Mount an array of recovery points:

Mount a recovery point with certain time created:

Resume-Replication

The New-Replication command lets you set up and force replication for a protected server or servers.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the New-Replication command:

Table 259. New-Replication 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 also have to provide a password. If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Name of the replication configuration on the target Core.

The host name, user name, and password for the target Core.

The name of the protected machine and repository on the target Core for setting up replication.

Example:

Create new replication for the protected machine with IP 10.10.10.4:

New-Repository

The New-Repository command creates a new DVM repository in the Rapid Recovery Core. The size specified must be between 250MB and 16TB.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the New-Repository command:

Table 260. New-Repository 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. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Repository name.

Size of repository extent. Available units are: b, Kb, MB, GB, TB, PB.

For local location only. Determines data path of repository extent.

For local location only. Determines metadata path of repository extent.

For share location only. Determines data and metadata paths of repository extent.

For share location only. Determines login to share location.

For share location only. Determines password to share location.

Optional. Description of repository.

Optional. Maximum number of operations that can be pending at one time. Value by default: 64.

Example:

Create new DVM repository of minimum size in local drive E:

New-ScheduledArchive

The New-ScheduledArchive command lets you use PowerShell to make changes to an existing scheduled archive.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the New-ScheduledArchive command:

Table 261. New-ScheduledArchive 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 also have to provide a password.

If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a log on.

If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

The protected machine with recovery points that you want to archive. You can specify multiple machine names enclosed in double quotes and separated by commas.

Archive recovery points for all protected machines.

The path to where to save the archived data. For example:

Optional. The user name for logging in to the remote machine. It is required for a network path only.

Optional. The password for logging in to the remote machine. It is required for a network path only.

Optional. Use only for cloud archiving. The name of the cloud account where you want to save the archive.

Optional. Use only for cloud archiving. The name of the cloud container in the chosen cloud account, where the archive will be saved. When you use this option, you should also specify the "-cloudaccountname" parameter.

The type of recycle action. Specified by using one of the following four values:

Type of schedule interval. Specified the option with one of the following four values:

Use only for the "weekly" option of the "-scheduletype" parameter. The day of the week on which to automatically create the archive (for example, "Monday").

Use only for the "month" option of the "-scheduletype" parameter. The day (number) of the month on which to automatically create the archive (for example, "15").

The hour of the day when you want to create an archive.

Optional. Specify this option if you want to initially pause archiving after you configure the archiving schedule.

Examples:

Archive all recovery points with creation dates starting from 04/30/2012 02:55 PM for all machines on the Core, and replace pre-existing archived data pertaining to this Core:

Archive recovery points that fall within a date range for two protected machines, and clear all archived data from the directory before writing the new archive:

Create an incremental archive for all recovery points with creation dates starting from 04/30/2012 02:55 PM for all machines on the Core to the cloud account with the name "Amazon S3" and a container named "Container":

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