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Recovery Manager for AD 10.0.1 - User Guide

Overview 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
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 Unpacking backups Using e-mail notification Viewing backup creation results
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 Using Management Shell Collecting diagnostic data for technical support Using Recovery Manager for Active Directory Web Interface Appendices
Frequently asked questions 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

Backup Selection

Use this page to view a list of computers for which backups are available and to select a backup and System State components in the backup.

  • Locate the backup under computer name. Provides a list of computers for which backups are available and allows you to select a backup to perform a restore. For the selected computer, the window lists all backups that are available in Recovery Manager for Active Directory. A backup entry includes the date and time when the backup was created, and displays the backup age in days. By selecting check boxes under a backup entry, you can extract individual components of the System State. The list only includes the backups that are registered in the Recovery Manager for Active Directory configuration database.
  • Register. To register additional backups, click Register, and then click one from the following items:
    • Register Backup File. Registers a Microsoft Tape Format (MTF)-compliant backup file (.bkf).
    • Register Backups in Folder. Registers all backup files that are in the selected folder.

In the Extract Wizard, you can use backups created by applications that store backups in Microsoft Tape Format (MTF), such as Windows Backup or Veritas Backup Exec.

To select a backup

  • Click the computer whose backup you want to use, double-click the backup you want to use, and select check boxes next to component names.

Folder Selection

Use this page to specify the folder where the wizard will restore the selected System State components.

  • Folder where to place the extracted files. Provides a space for you to type the path to the folder where the wizard will place the extracted files.
  • Browse. Click Browse to locate the folder on your computer or network.

Operation Start

This page provides an overview of the settings you have specified. Click Back to review or change your settings or click Next to start the operation.

Operation Progress

This page shows the operation progress. Wait while the wizard completes the operation.

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