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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

Archive

Businesses often use long-term storage to archive both compliant and non-compliant data. The archive feature in Rapid Recovery supports extended retention for compliant and non-compliant data. The administrator can save an archive on the local storage or network location by specifying the -path parameter and credentials.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 185. Archive 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 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.

Archive all recovery points for all protected machines on the Core.

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

Path where archived data should be placed; for example: d:\work\archive or network path \\servername\sharename.

Start date for selecting recovery points by creation date. The value must be enclosed in double quotes; for example, "04/30/2012 02:55 PM".

Optional. End date for selecting recovery points by creation date. Value must be enclosed in double quotes; for example, "05/31/2012 11:00 AM". The current time system is used by default.

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

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

Optional. Comment text must be enclosed in double quotes; for example: -comment “comment goes here...”.

Examples:

Archive all recovery points with creation dates starting from 04/30/2012 02:55 PM for all machines on the Core:

Archive recovery points that fall within a date range for two protected machines:

CancelActiveJobs

Use the cancelactivejobs command to cancel the execution of all in-progress jobs of a specific type, such as transfer or replication.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 186. CancelActiveJobs command options

Option

Description

Display help on the command.

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 must also provide a user name. If none is provided, the logged-in user’s credentials are used.

Determines the protected machine on which the jobs should be canceled.

Select and cancel events of specified type for all protected servers.

Optional. Specifies job type filter. Available values are:

By default, all jobs of the specified type are canceled.

Example:

Cancel all transfer jobs on Core 10.10.10.10:

CheckRepository

You can use the CheckRepository command to verify the integrity of an existing DVM repository created in AppAssure Core or Rapid Recovery Core.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 187. CheckRepository 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. 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.

Optional. This option checks all DVM repositories associated with the Core.

The name of the DVM repository.

Optional. This option performs the check without your confirmation.

Example:

Start checking the DVM repository:

CreateArchiveRepository

When you create an archive repository, you create a destination for the contents of a scheduled archive. This feature lets you mount an archived recovery point and restore a machine without importing the archive.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Command Options

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

Table 188. CreateArchiveRepository 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. 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.

Required. The name of the archive repository.

The path to the existing archive. It can be a local, network, or cloud location. For example: d:\work\archive or \\servername\sharename.

Optional. This option is the login to the remote machine. It is required for a network path only.

Optional. This option is the password for the remote machine. It is only required for a network path only.

Optional. This option is the display name for an existing cloud account. It is required for a cloud path only.

Optional. The cloud container is where the archive is located. It is required for a cloud path only.

Examples:

Create an archive repository with the name "NewArchive:"

Additionally, if an archive contains more than one location, then the command should include paths for all of the segments ordered from 1 to N, where N equals the number of segments.

Create an archive repository with the name "NewSegmentArchive:"

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