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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

Start-VBExport

The start-VBExport command initiates the launch of a virtual export from the selected recovery point to an Oracle VirtualBox server virtual machine.

Required parameters include the name of the protected machine containing recovery points to export; the name of the virtual machine you are exporting to; the amount of RAM to be allocated on the virtual machine; the host name and port of the Linux server host, and the path to the local, network, or Linux folder where the resulting virtual machine files will be stored.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Start-VBExport command:

Table 290. Start-VBExport 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.

Protected machine with recovery points to be exported.

Optional. List of volume names to be exported. If not specified, all volumes in the specified recovery points will be exported. Values must be enclosed in double quotes, each separated by a space. do not use trailing slashes in volume names. For example, specify “C:” not “C:/”

Optional. The sequential number of a recovery point to be exported. (You can use the Get-RecoveryPoints command to obtain recovery point numbers.)

Optional. Determines recovery point to be selected for export. You need to specify exact time in the format “MM/DD/YYYY hh:mm tt” (for example: “04/24/2015 09:00 AM”).” Specify date time values of the time zone set on your local machine.

Windows name of the virtual machine.

Allocate specific amount of RAM on the virtual server.

Optional. Allocate the same amount of RAM on the virtual server as the source protected machine.

Linux VirtualBox server hostname.

Linux VirtualBox server port.

Local or network or Linux path to the folder where the virtual machine files are to be stored.

User name for network machine. Only required when you specify network path in parameter -targetpath.

Password for network machine. Only required when you specify network path in parameter -targetpath.

Optional. Use if you can specify a user account to register the exported virtual machine. For local or network machine only.

Optional. Use only when you specify a user account to register the exported virtual machine using parameter -accountusername. For local or network machine only.

Example:

Export all volumes from the latest recovery point on machine 10.10.12.97 to a VM called NewVirtualBoxVM:

Start-VirtualStandby

The Start-VirtualStandby PowerShell command lets you force a Rapid Recovery a data export to a virtual standby machine. This on-demand export can occur outside of the regularly scheduled virtual standby exports.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Start-VirtualStandby command:

Table 291. Start-VirtualStandby command options

Option

Description

Display this help message.

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.

Force an export for all virtual standby machines.

The name or names—separated by a comma and space—of the protected machines that you want to force to export.

Example:

Force a virtual standby export for a protected machine:

Start-VMExport

The Start-VMExport command initiates the launch of a virtual export from the selected recovery point to a VMware Workstaation server virtual machine.

Required parameters include the name of the protected machine containing recovery points to export; the name of the virtual machine you are exporting to; the amount of RAM to be allocated on the virtual machine; and the path to the local or network, folder where the resulting virtual machine files will be stored.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Start-VMExport command:

Table 292. Start-VMExport command options

Option

Description

Display this help message.

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.

Protected machine with recovery points to be exported.

Optional. List of volume names to be exported. If not specified, all volumes in the specified recovery points will be exported. Values must be enclosed in double quotes, each separated by a space. do not use trailing slashes in volume names. For example, specify “C:” not “C:/”

Optional. The sequential number of a recovery point to be exported. (You can use the Get-RecoveryPoints command to obtain recovery point numbers.

Optional. Determines recovery point to be selected for export. You need to specify exact time in the format “MM/DD/YYYY hh:mm tt” (for example: “04/24/2015 09:00 AM”).” Specify date time values of the time zone set on your local machine.

Windows name of the virtual machine.

Allocate specific amount of RAM on the virtual server.

Optional. Allocate the same amount of RAM on the virtual server as the source protected machine.

Local or network or Linux path to the folder where the virtual machine files are to be stored.

User name for network machine. Only required when you specify network path in parameter -targetpath.

Password for network machine. Only required when you specify network path in parameter -targetpath.

Version of VMware Tools to use. Valid versions are: 7, 8, 9, and 10.

Example:

Export all volumes from the latest recovery point on machine 10.10.12.97 to a VM called NewVMwareVM:

Stop-ActiveJobs

The Stop-ActiveJobs cancels active jobs for a specified protected machine.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Stop-ActiveJobs command:

Table 293. Stop-ActiveJobs command options

Option

Description

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Select and cancel events of the specified type for all protected machines.

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.

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.

Determines protected machine on which jobs should be canceled.

Optional. Specifies job type filter. Available values are: ‘transfer’ (data transfer), ‘repository’ (repository maintenance), ‘replication’ (local and remote replications), ‘backup’ 9backup and restore), ‘bootcdbuilder’ (create boot CDs), ‘diagnostics’(upload logs), ‘exchange’ (Exchange Server files check), ‘export (recovery point export), ‘pushinstall’ (deploy Agent software to protected machines), ‘rollback’ (restore data from recovery point), ‘rollup’ (recovery point rollup’s), ‘sqlattach’ (agent attachability checks), ‘mount’ (not repository). By default, all jobs of the specified type are canceled.

Example:

Stop transfer job in protected machine:

>Stop-ActiveJobs –protectedserver 10.10.1.76 -jobtype transfer

Stop all jobs for a specific protected machine:

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