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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

Project summary

This area provides some basic information about the current recovery project, such as the Active Directory forest name and the number of domains and domain controllers in the forest. For a diagram that illustrates the Forest Recovery Console elements, see Forest Recovery Console.

When you are running a recovery or verify settings operation, the Project Summary area provides the following elements:

Table 18: Project Summary elements

Element Description
Active alerts Displays the number of active recovery alerts in the recovery project. Click this link to manage active alerts and view their details. For more information, see Using recovery alerts.
Active pauses Displays the number of active recovery pauses in the recovery project. Click this link to manage active pauses and view their details. For more information, see Using recovery pauses.

List of domain controllers

This area provides a list of all domain controllers in the current recovery project along with some basic information about each domain controller, such as domain controller name, domain, site, FSMO roles, specified recovery method, recovery pause status, and currently selected backup (if any) and its age.

You can use the list of domain controllers to perform a number of commands on the domain controllers in the recovery project.

For a diagram that illustrates the Forest Recovery Console elements, see Forest Recovery Console.

In this section:

Filtering the list of domain controllers

To filter domain controllers in the list

  1. In the list of domain controllers, point to the heading of the column by which you want to filter the domain controllers.
  2. Click the down arrow next to the column heading, and specify you filter criteria.

Connecting to a domain controller via RDP

To connect to a domain controller via RDP

  1. In the list of domain controllers, right-click the domain coat domain controller to which you want to connect.
  2. Click Connect via RDP on the shortcut menu.
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