Use this page to view values of object attributes and select AD LDS (ADAM) objects to be restored.
Objects. Lists the objects the wizard will process. The Objects list includes only the objects for which the comparison has detected differences. The Name column displays the object’s distinguished name.
Properties. Displays the Properties dialog box, allowing you to view the attribute values of objects you select from the Objects list.
Select All. Selects all objects from the Objects list.
Clear All. Clears all check boxes under Objects.
Select check boxes in the Objects list, and then click Next.
You can use the drop-down list to filter objects in the Objects list. You can also select and deselect all objects by clicking the Select All and Clear All buttons.
Select an object from the Objects list, and then click Properties.
The wizard displays the Properties dialog box. The Attributes box inside the Properties dialog box lists attributes of the selected object and displays the values each attribute has in the backup and in AD LDS (ADAM). The elements of the Properties dialog box are defined as follows:
Show changed attributes only. When selected, the Attributes list displays only the attributes that have been changed since the time the backup was created.
Show all possible attributes. When selected, the Attributes list displays all attributes of the selected object.
Show non-empty attributes only. When selected, the Attributes list displays only the attributes that have non-empty values.
In the Attributes list, each entry includes the following fields:
Attribute. Displays the LDAP display name of an attribute.
Value in Backup. Displays the value the attribute has in the backup.
Value in Active Directory. Displays the value the attribute has in Active Directory, if the object exists in Active Directory.
Use this page to view or save the restore report. Click View Report to view comparison reports. The report is viewed and managed with Quest Reports Viewer or with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services. The application used for generating, managing and viewing the reports was specified while installing Recovery Manager for Active Directory.
This is the final page of the wizard. Click Back to select and compare/restore additional objects or click Finish to close the wizard. After you select a backup on the Backup Selection page, the wizard prepares temporary data, unpacking the backup. This is a lengthy operation. The prepared data is erased when you close the wizard, unless you have selected the Keep extracted data after completing the wizard check box on the Backup Data Preparation page.
The Group Policy Restore Wizard helps you restore selected Group Policy objects, security settings on Group Policy objects, and links to Group Policy objects. With this wizard you can compare the state of Group Policy objects in backup with their state in Active Directory and restore Group Policy information from an Active Directory backup to the backup source domain. The wizard has the following steps: