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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

Configuring Core settings in the Central Management Console

Complete the steps in the following procedure to configure Core settings in the Central Management Console.

1.
From the Rapid Recovery Central Management Console, click the mode selector drop-down and select Manage.

The page refreshes, showing Add Core, Add Group, and Delete icons.

The Settings page appears for the selected Core.

Table 174. Core settings

Text Box

Description

Parent group

Select the parent group of the Cores for the new Core settings you want to add.

Display name

Enter a display name for the Core.

User name

Enter the user name for the Core.

Password

Enter the password for the Core.

How should the management portal connect to [Core name]?

Select the option that specifies the connection. You can choose to:

If you choose to specify the connection through the use of a host name or IP address, you must enter the appropriate information in the hostname or IP address field.

On what port is [Core name] listening?

Select either of the port options. You can choose:

If you choose to specify the port, enter the port number in the Custom port field.

4.
Click Test Connection.

If the test is successful, a message will display to indicate that the connection was successful.

5.
Click Save.

Adding a Core group to the Central Management Console

Complete the steps in the following procedure to add a Core group to the Rapid Recovery Central Management Console.

1.
From the Rapid Recovery Central Management Console, click the mode selector drop-down and select Manage.

The page refreshes, showing Add Core, Add Core Group, and Delete icons.

The Add Group page appears.

Table 175. Adding a Core group

Text Box

Description

Parent group

Select the parent group of the Cores for the new Core group you want to add.

Display name

Enter a display name for the Core group.

The display name must be limited to 150 characters or less. Best practice is to keep this name under 33 characters.

Do not use prohibited characters or prohibited phrases. For more information on prohibited characters or prohibited phrases, see the Rapid Recovery User Guide.

4.
Click Save.

Configuring Core group settings

Before you can configure Core group settings or access, the group must be created first. For more information, see Adding a Core group to the Central Management Console.

Complete the steps in the following procedure to configure core group settings.

1.
From the Rapid Recovery Central Management Console, click the mode selector drop-down and select Manage.

The page refreshes, showing Add Core, Add Core Group, and Delete icons.

The Settings page appears for the selected Core group.

Table 176. Core group settings

Text Box

Description

Parent group

Select the parent group of the Cores for the new Core group settings you want to add.

Display name

Enter a display name for the Core group.

The display name must be limited to 150 characters or less. Best practice is to keep this name under 33 characters.

Do not use prohibited characters or prohibited phrases. For more information on prohibited characters or prohibited phrases, see the Rapid Recovery User Guide.

4.
Click Save.

Configuring Core group access

Before you can configure Core group settings or access, the group must be created first. For more information, see Adding a Core group to the Central Management Console.

To add or view cores in the Central Management Console, the current user account must be a member of the Active Directory domain administrators group. Alternatively, you can provide access to individual users or groups using this procedure.

Complete the steps in the following procedure to configure Core group access.

1.
From the Rapid Recovery Central Management Console, click the mode selector drop-down and select Manage.

The page refreshes, showing Add Core, Add Group, and Delete icons.

The Settings page appears for the selected Core group.

3.
Click the Access tab.

The Access settings for the Core group appear.

4.
Click Add.

The Allow Access dialog box appears. You can provide access to an individual, or to a group.

If you want to provide access to an individual, then in the Name text field, enter the name of the individual, and then click User. This is the default option.

For example, type Administrator (or, if the machine is in a domain, [domain name] \Administrator).

If you want to provide access to a group, then in the Name text field, enter the name of the group, and then click Group.

For example, type AdminGroup (or, if the machine is in a domain, [domain name] \AdminGroup).

6.
Click Check Name to validate that the user name or group name you specified is accessible.

If the name entered is valid, an Account verified message appears.

The Allow Access dialog box closes, and your changes are saved. The access name appears in the Access tab for the Core group.

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