The Online Restore Wizard offers several ways for selecting objects: you can browse the directory tree, search for objects by name, or use an import file that specifies the objects you want to select.
Start the Online Restore Wizard and follow the instructions in the wizard.
On the Objects to Be Processed page, click Add, and then complete the steps related to the action you want to perform, see the Searching, browsing for, or importing objects section below.
To specify whether to process child objects, on the Processing Options page, under Child objects processing, select one of the following options:
Process no child objects. Processes only the objects you have selected
Process all child objects. Processes the objects you have selected along with all objects they contain
Process child objects of selected types. Processes the objects you have selected along with some objects they contain. You can use this option to restrict the operation scope by selecting object types. For example, you might want the wizard to process only user objects within the selected containers. Click Select Object Types and specify the types of child objects you want the wizard to process.
Follow the instructions to complete the wizard.
The following are examples of some distinguished names that include escaped characters. The first example is an organizational unit name with an embedded comma; the second example is a value containing a carriage return.
You can view attribute values of the selected object by clicking Properties on the Objects to Be Processed page. The Properties dialog box displays a list of attributes and attribute values. The Properties command is also available in the Find dialog box. To access it, right-click object names in the Search results list. You can remove selected objects from the list by clicking Remove or pressing DELETE.
On the menu, click Find.
Use the dialog box that opens to search for object.
Once your search completes, under Search results, select the check boxes next to the objects you want to add.
On the menu, click Browse.
Use the dialog box that opens to browse for and select the object you want to add.
On the menu, click Import.
Use the dialog box that opens to browse for and select the import file that specifies the objects you want to add.
The import file must have the .txt format. You can specify one object per line in the import file. To specify an object in the file, use one of the following:
Distinguished name (DN)
sAMAccountName attribute value
User principal name (UPN)
When preparing an import file, you must escape reserved characters by prefixing such characters with a backslash (). The reserved characters that must be escaped include:
; < > \ " + ,
space or # character at the beginning of a string
space character at the end of a string
Other reserved characters, such as the equals sign (=) or non- UTF-8 characters, must be encoded in hexadecimal by replacing the character with a backslash followed by two hex digits.
With Recovery Manager for Active Directory, you can perform an online restore of Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), previously known as Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), by using one of the following methods:
Note that some AD LDS (ADAM) object attributes cannot be restored by using Recovery Manager for Active Directory. For more information on these attributes, see Quest Knowledge Base Article 59039 “AD DS and AD LDS Object Attributes That Recovery Manager for Active Directory Cannot Restore” at support.quest.com.
Complete these steps:
In the Recovery Manager Console tree (left pane), expand Backups, and select the AD LDS (ADAM) node.
In the right pane, select the backup from which you want to restore AD LDS (ADAM) instance.
If the backup is not available in the right pane, on the main menu, select Action, point to Register Backup, and then click Register Backup File to browse for, select, and register the backup with Recovery Manager for Active Directory.