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Rapid Recovery 6.1.3 - 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

Viewing the SQL Server Information pane

The SQL Server Information pane appears only for protected machines that are SQL Servers.

This pane contains summary information about the protected SQL Servers. You can expand the database information to see detail for each table in the database. You can also see the database or table name and the database path.

Viewing recovery points for a machine

The Recovery Points page shows a list of the recovery points collected for that protected machine as well as pertinent machine and repository data. On this page, you can mount, export, and restore specific recovery points, as well as delete recovery points.

The page is divided into two panes: Recovery Points Summary and Recovery Points. The Summary pane does not include any actionable links. It displays the following data for the machine.

Table 3. Recovery Points Summary pane data

UI Element


Total Recovery Points

The number of recovery points collected for this particular protected machine.

Total Protected Data

The amount of data from the protected machine that is stored in the repository.


The name of the repository in which Rapid Recovery stores the recovery points for this protected machine.

Repository Status

The progress bar displays the percentage of the total space used in the repository. The amount of data used and the total size of the repository appear below the progress bar.

For more information, see Viewing protected machines.

Viewing events for a protected machine

On the Events page, you can view the jobs that occurred or are in progress for the protected machine you selected. Buttons at the top of the page let you navigate to lists of jobs in each of the three categories of activities:

Tasks. A job that the Rapid Recovery must perform to operate successfully.
Alerts. A notification related to a task or event that includes errors and warning.
Journal. A composite of all protected machine tasks and alerts.

The following table includes descriptions of each element on the Events page.

Table 4. Events page elements

UI Element


Search keyword

Lets you search for a specific item within each category. Available for tasks only.


To narrow your results, you can enter a date at which to begin searching. Available for tasks only.


To narrow your results, you can enter a date at which to stop searching. Available for tasks only.

Status icons

Each icon represents a different job status. For alerts and tasks, clicking one of the icons lets you filter the list by that status, essentially generating a report. Clicking the icon a second time removes the filter for that status. You can filter by more than one status. Statuses include:

Active. A job that is in progress.
Queued. A job that is waiting for another job to complete before it can initiate.
Waiting. A job waiting for your approval or completion, such as a seed drive. (For more information about seed drives, see Replication.)
Complete. A job that completed successfully.
Failed. A job that failed and did not complete.

Service icon

This button adds services jobs to the list of jobs. When you click this icon, a smaller service icon appears on each status icon, which lets you filter by service jobs that have those statuses (if any exist). Examples of services jobs include deleting index files or removing a machine from protection.

Export type drop-down list

The drop-down list includes the formats to which you can export the event report. Available for tasks only. It includes the following formats:

[Export](Export icon)

Converts the event report to the format you selected. Available for tasks only.

Page selection

Event reports can include several jobs across multiple pages. The numbers and arrows at the bottom of the Events page let you navigate the additional pages of the report.

The Events page displays all events in a table. The following table lists the information shown for each item.

Table 5. Detailed information for the Event summary table

UI Element



Shows the status for the task, alert, or journal item. Available for alerts or journal items, click the header to filter the results by status.


Name is available for tasks only. This text field lists the task type that completed for this protected machine. Examples include transfer of volumes, maintaining repository, rolling up, performing mountability checks, performing checksum checks, and so on.

Start Time

Available for tasks, alerts, and journal items. Shows the date and time when the job or task began.

End Time

Available for tasks only. Shows the date and time when the task completed.

[Job Details] Job Details

Available for tasks only. Opens the Monitor Active Task dialog box, so you can view details of the specific job or task. These details include an ID for the job, rate at which the core transferred data (if relevant), elapsed time for the job to complete, total work in amount of gigabytes, and any child tasks associated with the job.


Available for alerts and journal items. This text field provides a descriptive message of the alert or journal item.

Viewing reports for a protected machine

The Reports[Reports] drop-down menu lets you generate reports on demand for the selected protected machine.

The Job report provides a report on the status of successful jobs and failed jobs for the selected machine. Failed jobs can be further viewed in a Failure report. For more information on this report type, see Understanding the Job report.

The Failure report provides information on failed and canceled Core jobs for the specified machine. For more information on this report type, see Understanding the Failure report.

For more information about generating these reports, see Generating a Core report on demand.

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