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Recovery Manager for AD Disaster Recovery Edition 10.0.1 - User Guide

Overview Backing up data
Permissions required for the Backup operation Managing Backup Agent Using a least-privileged user account to back up data Creating backups Retrying backup creation Enabling backup encryption Backing up AD LDS (ADAM) Backing up cross-domain group membership Backing up distributed file system (DFS) data Backup scheduling Setting performance options Setting advanced backup options Using Forest Recovery Agent Unpacking backups Using e-mail notification Viewing backup creation results Getting started
Permissions required to use Recovery Manager for Active Directory Recovery Manager Console Icons in the user interface Getting and using help Configuring Windows Firewall Using Computer Collections Managing Recovery Manager for Active Directory configuration Licensing
Restoring data
Getting started with Active Directory recovery Managing deleted or recycled objects Restoring backed up System State components Using granular online restore Restoring AD LDS (ADAM) Selectively restoring Active Directory object attributes Restoring objects in an application directory partition Restoring object quotas Restoring cross-domain group membership Performing a restore without having administrator privileges Reports about objects and operations Using complete offline restore Offline restore implications Restoring SYSVOL authoritatively Performing a granular restore of SYSVOL Recovering Group Policy Restoring data from third-party backups Using the Extract Wizard Restoring passwords and SID history
Fault tolerance Consolidating backup registration data Monitoring Recovery Manager for Active Directory Recovering an Active Directory forest
Permissions required to use Forest Recovery Console Forest Recovery Console Managing a recovery project Install Active Directory from Media recovery method Install Active Directory recovery method Managing Forest Recovery Agent Rebooting domain controllers manually Specifying fallback IP addresses to access a domain controller Resetting DSRM Administrator Password Purging Kerberos Tickets Managing the Global Catalog servers Managing FSMO roles Manage DNS Client Settings Configuring Windows Firewall Forest recovery overview Selectively recovering domains in a forest Recovering SYSVOL Deleting domains during recovery Resuming an interrupted forest recovery Recovering read-only domain controllers (RODCs) Checking forest health Collecting diagnostic data for technical support
Bare metal forest recovery Using Management Shell Creating virtual test environments Using Recovery Manager for Active Directory web interface Appendices
Frequently asked questions Best practices for creating backups for forest recovery Best practices for recovering a forest Descriptions of recovery or verification steps Backup Wizard Online Restore Wizard Online Restore Wizard for AD LDS (ADAM) Group Policy Restore Wizard Repair Wizard Extract Wizard Events generated by Recovery Manager for Active Directory

Recovering data using Recovery Manager Portal

In this section:

Restoring objects from a backup

To restore objects from a backup, you must be assigned a specific role in the Recovery Manager Portal. For more information, see Assigning roles to portal users.

To restore objects

  1. Connect to the Recovery Manager Portal with your Web browser.
  2. In the Recovery Manager Portal, open the Recovery tab.

    Note: To restore data from the encrypted backup, first go to the Configuration tab, expand Portal Settings and select the Use packed and encrypted backups for restore operations option.
    Note that unpacked components cannot be removed using Recovery Manager Portal. To perform this operation, use the Delete Unpacked Components option in the Recovery Manager Console.

  3. Click Restore objects to start the wizard.
  4. On the Find and add objects to restore step, you can search and add Active Directory objects and containers that you want to restore. Click Objects to restore to go to the next step.
  5. Review the object list on the View added objects step.
  6. On the Select a restore state step, select the backup from the list and specify whether the backup remains unpacked after the restore operation. If you select the encrypted backup from the list, you will be prompted for the backup password.
  7. On the Restore progress step, you can view the progress of the restore operation.

Undeleting objects

To undelete objects, you must be assigned a specific role in the Recovery Manager Portal. For more information, see Assigning roles to portal users.

To undelete objects

  1. Connect to the Recovery Manager Portal with your Web browser.
  2. In the Recovery Manager Portal, open the Recovery tab.
  3. Note: To restore data from the encrypted backup, first go to the Configuration tab, expand Portal Settings and select the Use packed and encrypted backups for restore operations option.

    Note that unpacked components cannot be removed using Recovery Manager Portal. To perform this operation, use the Delete Unpacked Components option in the Recovery Manager Console.

  4. Click Undelete objects to start the wizard
  5. On the Find and add objects to undelete step, you can specify Active Directory objects and containers that you want to undelete. Click Objects to undelete to go to the next step..
  6. On the View added objects step, type the password if you use the encrypted backup and specify whether the backup remains unpacked after the undelete operation.
  7. On the Undelete progress step, you can view the progress of the undelete operation.

Appendices

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