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Recovery Manager for AD Forest 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
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

Forest Recovery Agent events

Table 50: Forest Recovery Agent events

Event ID Event type Description
1600 Information Resetting the passwords for domain controllers.
1601 Information Resetting the Kerberos password.
1604 Information Removing metadata and the domain controllers that have not been restored.
1608 Information Starting the Active Directory reinstallation...
1609 Information The computer is being rebooted in Directory Services Restore mode.
1610 Information The computer is being rebooted in the Normal mode.
1611 Information The domain controller demotion was started.
1626 Error The Active Directory reinstallation failed. Details: %1
1627 Error The supplied backup protection password is invalid.
1628 Error The domain controller demotion failed. Details: %1
1645 Error The supplied DSRM password does not meet the password complexity requirements.
1646 Error The specified DNS server was not available.
1647 Error DC was restarted in the wrong mode (Normal). The required mode is DSRM.
1648 Error DC was restarted in the wrong mode (DSRM). The required mode is Normal.
1649 Information Invalidating the RID pool.
3101 Error Cannot access the backup file %12.
3102 Information DNS configuration completed with addresses %48.
3103 Error Cannot prepare the backup file %12. Details: %23.
3104 Information Removing the domain %50.
3105 Error Cannot remove the domain %50. Details: %23
3106 Information Domain Controller unisolation was started.
3107 Information Domain Controller isolation was started.
3108 Information Disabling the Windows Update service.
3109 Information Enabling the Windows Update service.
3110 Information Seizing FSMO roles %51.
3111 Information The RID pool value was increased from %54 to %55.
3112 Information Stopping the service %52.
3113 Information

Starting the test operation.

Backup path: %12.
Preferred DNS servers:%48.
Temp storage: %49.

3114 Information

Preparing the backup file.

Backup path: %12.
Preferred DNS servers:%48.
Temp storage: %49.

3115 Information Restoring from a backup %12.
3116 Error Forest Recovery Agent installation failed. Details: %23.
3117 Error Cannot access the temporary backup folder %49. Details: %23.
3118 Information Operation %3 execution was started.
3119 Information Operation %3 was completed successfully.
3120 Error Operation %3 failed. Details: %23.
3121 Error The operation %3 was canceled by the user.
3122 Information Specifying the DNS server settings. Preferred DNS Servers: %48, alternate DNS servers: %61.
3123 Error The test operation failed. See previous events for details.
3124 Information Disabling the Global Catalog server for the domain controller %6
3125 Information

Enabling the Global Catalog server for the domain controller %6

3126 Information Disabling the Global Catalog server for this domain controller.
3127 Information Enabling the Global Catalog server for this domain controller.
3128 Information Resetting the trusts passwords for the domain %50.
3129 Information Resetting the password for the domain controller %6.
3130 Information DSRM password was set successfully.
3131 Error Cannot delete the copied backup file %12. Details: %23.
3132 Error Cannot delete the IPSec backup file %12. Details: %23.
3133 Error The specified DNS servers %48 are not available.
3134 Information Current IpSec rules were backed up to %12.
3135 Information Starting the Active Directory reinstallation. Administrator name: %66,replication source domain controller:%6, replica domain DNS name:%64, site name:%65, enable GC after install: %67
3136 Information BitLocker drive encryption was successfully disabled for volume %72.
3137 Error Cannot disable BitLocker drive encryption for volume %72. Details: %23.
3138 Information BitLocker drive encryption was successfully enabled for volume %72.
3139 Error Cannot enable BitLocker drive encryption for volume %72. Details: %23.
3140 Information Custom password filters were successfully enabled.
3141 Error Cannot enable custom password filters. Details: %23.
3142 Information Custom password filters were disabled successfully.
3143 Error Cannot disable custom password filters. Details: %23.
3144 Information Metadata for the domain controller %6 was successfully removed.
3145 Information Metadata removing for the domain controller %6 completed with warnings: %38.
3146 Error Cannot set the DSRM password. Details: %23.
3147 Information Password for the krbtgt account was reset successfully.
3148 Error Cannot reset the password for the krbtgt account. Details: %23.
3149 Error Cannot validate the backup file. Details: %23.
3150 Information The test operation was successfully completed.
3151 Information The Active Directory reinstallation successfully completed.
3152 Information The domain controller was successfully demoted.
3153 Information Resetting the passwords for trusts.
3154 Information Set service %52 start type to %88.
3155 Error Cannot change start type for service %52. Details: %23.
10002 Informational %89 started using authentication service %90.

Forest Recovery Console events

Table 51: Forest Recovery Console events

Event ID Event type Description
5000 Informational Forest Recovery project was created: %56.
5001 Informational Forest Recovery project was updated: %56.
5002 Informational

Recovery project validation was started: %56.

Method %63.

5003 Informational

Forest Recovery project %56 was successfully validated.

Domain Controller: %6

5005 Error Forest Recovery project %56 validation failed. See previous events for details.
5006 Error

Forest Recovery operation failed: %18.

Domain Controller: %6,
Details: %23

5007 Informational

The recovery process was started using the following method: %63

Domain Controller: %6,
Backup file: %12,
Forest Recovery project %56

5008 Informational

Recovery process was finished.

Domain Controller: %6,
Forest Recovery project %56

5010 Error

Recovery process failed. See previous events for details.

Domain Controller: %6,
Forest Recovery project %56.

5011 Informational Operation: %18 was canceled,
Domain Controller %6.
5012 Informational Operation: %18 was retried,
Domain Controller %6.
5013 Informational Operation: %18 was paused,
Domain Controller %6.
5014 Informational Operation %18 was unpaused,
Domain Controller %6.
5015 Informational %18,
Domain Controller: %6.
5016 Informational

Forest Recovery Agent operation: %18 was finished successfully.

Domain Controller %6,
Version: %62

5017 Error Forest Recovery Agent operation failed: %18

Domain Controller %6,
Version: %62
5018 Informational Health check was started.

Active Directory Forest: %75,
Forest Recovery Project %56
5019 Informational

Health check was completed successfully.

Active Directory Forest: %75,
Forest Recovery Project %56

5020 Error

Health check was failed.

Domain Controller %6,
Details: %23

5021 Error

Scheduled project operation failed to start.

Project: %56
Operation: %18
Details: %23

5022 Informational

The recovery process was resumed by the Forest Recovery Console instance %95.

The original console instance where the recovery process was initiated: %94 .

10003 Informational Console connected to %89 on %91 using authentication service %90.

AD Virtual Lab events

Table 52: Active Directory Virtual Lab events

Event ID Event type Description
6100 Information New Virtual Lab Project was created: Project: %56
6101 Information Virtual Lab Project was changed: Project: %56
6102 Information

Virtual Lab Project successfully connected to %57 hypervisor.

Address: %58
User: %66
Project: %56

6103 Error

Virtual Lab Project cannot connect to %57 hypervisor.

Address: %58
User: %66
Error: %23
Project: %56

6104 Information

Source machine was added to the Virtual Lab Project.

Machine: %59
Project: %56

6105 Information

Source machine was removed from the Virtual Lab Project.

Machine: %59
Project: %56

6110 Information Forest Recovery Agent was installed on %59.
6111 Error Forest Recovery Agent installation failed on %59: %23
6112 Information Forest Recovery Agent was uninstalled on %59.
6113 Error Forest Recovery Agent uninstallation failed on %59: %23
6114 Information VMware agent was installed on %59.
6115 Error VMware agent installation failed on %59: %23
6116 Information VMware agent was uninstalled on %59.
6117 Error VMware agent uninstallation failed on %59: %23
6118 Information SCVMM agent/Disk2Vhd tool was installed on %59.
6119 Error SCVMM agent/Disk2Vhd tool installation failed on %59: %23
6120 Information SCVMM agent/Disk2Vhd tool was uninstalled on %59.
6121 Error SCVMM agent/Disk2Vhd tool uninstallation failed on %59: %23
6201 Information

Virtual Lab project settings were successfully verified.

Project: %56

6202 Error

Virtual Lab project settings verification failed:

Error(s): %37
Warning(s): %38
Project: %56

6203 Warning Virtual Lab project settings verification was finished with warning(s): %38 Project: %56
6299 Warning

Virtual Lab project settings verification was finished with warning(s) but it was ignored. Then the lab creation was started.

Project: %56

6300 Information

Virtual Lab project lab creation was started.

Project: %56

6301 Error

Virtual Lab project lab creation failed.

Failed targets: %37
Project: %56

6302 Error

Virtual machine creation failed.

Machine: %59
Error: %23

6303 Information

Virtual Lab creation was successfully finished.

Created targets: %68
Project: %56

6304 Warning

Virtual machine creation was interrupted by a user.

Machine: %59

6401 Informational

Virtual machine network was enabled.

Machine: %59

6402 Error

Enabling virtual machine network failed.

Machine: %59
Error: %23

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