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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

Starting a restored target server

Complete the steps in this procedure to start the restored target server.

This task is a step in Performing a bare metal restore for Windows machines. It is part of the process for .

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On the target server, verify that the Rapid Recovery Universal Recovery Console is active.

Troubleshooting connections to the Universal Recovery Console

The following are troubleshooting steps for connecting to the boot CD image as part of the process for Selecting a recovery point and initiating a BMR.

If an error displays indicating that the Core could not connect to the remote server, then any of several possible causes are likely.

Repairing boot problems

The following tasks are prerequisites for this procedure.

Complete the steps in this procedure to repair startup problems. Keep in mind that if you restored to dissimilar hardware, you must have injected storage controller, RAID, AHCI, chipset and other drivers if they are not already on the boot CD. These drivers make it possible for the operating system to operate all devices on your target server successfully. For more information, see Loading drivers using the Universal Recovery Console. Complete the following procedure to repair startup problems on your target server.

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From the Universal Recovery Console, click the Existing Windows driver manager tab.
2.
Click Repair Boot Problems.

The startup parameters in the target server boot record are automatically repaired.

Performing a file system check on the restored volume

Once you execute a bare metal restore from the command line, you should perform a file system check on the restored volume to ensure the data restored from the recovery point was not corrupted.

This task is a step in Performing a bare metal restore for Linux machines. It is part of the process for .

Perform the task below to perform a file system check on the restored volume.

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If the restored volume is not mounted, then skip to Step 3. If the restored volume is mounted, unmount it by typing the following command and then pressing Enter:

If the fsck returns clean, the file system is verified.

For example, if the volume path is prod/sda1 and the folder you want to mount to is mnt, then type the following and then press Enter:

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