Veritas NetBackup™ Plug-in for VMware vSphere Web Client Guide
- Introduction and notes
- Installing the NetBackup plug-in for vSphere Web Client
- 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 operations
- Appendix B. Installing the vSphere Web Client plug-in from a NetBackup media server and plug-in package host
Selecting the destination for instant recovery
Specify the destination parameters for restoring all the selected virtual machine images.
If you have specified the preferred destination settings in theoption, those settings are populated on the destination screen. The following topic explains how to set preferred destination parameters:
Table: Fields in the Destination Selection screen
Use the drop-down to select the vCenter server. It lists only those vCenter servers that are associated with the master server that was selected in the first screen of the wizard.
Data center/ESX Server
The ESX server for the virtual machine to be restored.
Clickor to browse for a data center or an ESX server.
Only ESX servers at version 5.0 or later are supported for instant recovery.
The resource pool for the virtual machine.
Clickto browse for a resource pool or vApp. This parameter is optional.
Temporary Datastore/Datastore Cluster
The temporary datastore is used to store all the write requests in the recovered virtual machine.
Clickto browse for a datastore or datastore cluster.
While selecting a temporary datastore, do not select any inactive or read-only datastores as it can cause instant recovery failure.
Reset to Preferred Destination
Click the option to reset all the parameters for destination selection to the preferred parameters that are specified in the Settings. The following topic explains how to set preferred destination parameters:
Save as Preferred Destination
Check this box to set the currently filled-in parameters as the preferred destination parameters to be used in future instant recovery operations. Selecting the check box saves the parameters in theoption.
Change NetBackup Alternate Recovery Host
Check the box to set the NetBackup client or media server as the alternate host for the instant recovery. In case the primary host is not available, the alternate host is used to complete the recovery operation. This setting is optional.
Clickto set the virtual machine options.