Veritas NetBackup™ Plug-in for VMware vSphere Client (HTML5) Guide
- Introduction and notes
- Installing the NetBackup plug-in for vSphere Client (HTML5)
- Configuration overview for the NetBackup Recovery and Instant Recovery Wizards
- Excluding virtual disks from the backup
- Monitoring backup status
- Restoring virtual machines
- NetBackup Recovery Wizard screens
- NetBackup Instant Recovery Wizard screens
- Appendix A. Instant recovery events and best practices
- Appendix B. Installing the vSphere Client (HTML5) plug-in from a NetBackup media server and plug-in package host
Instant Recovery: Image Selection screen
The upper pane of this screen shows the backup images that are ready for instant recovery (IR). By default, the screen lists the IR-ready images that are not more than 7 days old.
Table: Fields under Images available for Instant Recovery
Name of the virtual machine that was selected and added in the previous screen.
Date and Time of Backup (UTC)
Date and time of the backup image.
Age of the backup image in days or hours.
Name of the vCenter server.
Name of the NetBackup backup policy.
If an IR-ready image is not available in the last 7 days, or you want to change the displayed backup image for the VM: Click on the vertical ellipsis at the left of the row and clickto search for a different backup image:
The Show Images for screen appears:
Click on a time period to search for additional backup images. Select the desired image in the results. You can scroll down to view the image details. Clickto proceed.
The lower pane of the screen shows the backup image details and attributes of the virtual machine that is selected in the upper plane.
Table: Fields under Backup Details and Virtual Machine Attributes
Information on the backup.
The storage type that was used for the backup.
The time that is required to restore the image may depend on the storage type. This dependency is especially likely for a recovery that uses an AdvancedDisk storage type or a deduplication storage type.
The NetBackup master server that made the backup.
The backup ID.
The type of schedule that was used for the backup.
Virtual Machine Attributes
The attributes of the virtual machine at the time it was backed up.
The display name of the specified VM.
The host name of the VM.
The DNS name of the VM.
The vCenter server name.
The ESX server name.
Displays the name of the data center.
The globally unique ID assigned to the virtual machine when the virtual machine is created. This ID uniquely identifies the virtual machine within a vCenter server. Even if the virtual machine has been duplicated (such as within a vCloud), only the original virtual machine retains this instance ID. (The virtual machine duplicates are assigned different instance UUIDs.)
The ID assigned to the virtual machine when the virtual machine is created. This ID may or may not be unique, depending on whether the virtual machine has been duplicated. This option is included for compatibility with the policies that use the older VM UUID identifier.
Displays the original hardware version of the VM.
Indicates whether the VM resided in a vCloud environment when the VM was backed up.
The resource pool of the VM.
The vmdk files of the selected virtual machine.
Click Destination Selection screen. Click to revisit the earlier screen in case you need to make changes.to proceed to the
To proceed to the destination selection, you need to select at least one IR-ready image.