Veritas NetBackup™ for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Administrator's Guide
- Introduction to NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
- Prerequisites and things to consider before using the plug-in
- Downloading and installing the Nutanix plug-in
- Configuring NetBackup communication with AHV
- Configuring secure communication between the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor server and NetBackup host
- Managing SSL certificates through ECA framework
- Adding a backup host to the NetBackup master server
- Configuring NetBackup policies for AHV
- Backup and recovery
- Back up the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
- Overview of the Nutanix AHV virtual machines recovery process
- Recovering a Nutanix AHV VM using the command line for Hypervisor policy
- Troubleshooting issues
- Appendix A. NetBackup commands to backup and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines
- Appendix B. Protect Nutanix AHV virtual machines with BigData policy
Recovering a Nutanix AHV VM using the Backup, Archive, and Restore console
Use these steps in the NetBackup Backup, Archive, and Restore console to recover a Nutanix AHV VM.
Before you proceed, See Planning the recovery of a Nutanix AHV VM.
For thepolicy, if the backup host is on NetBackup version earlier than 8.2, then use the following steps to recover the AHV VM:
Recovering images backed up using pre-8.2 NetBackup:
See About recovering AHV VMs from the images that are backed up using NetBackup versions 8.1, 8.1.1, or 8.1.2.
To recover a VM using the NetBackup Admin console's Backup, Archive, and Restore console
- Open the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface.
- From the File menu (Windows) or Actions menu (UNIX), open the Specify NetBackup Machines and Policy Type wizard and select the following options:
From the Source client for restores list, select the required VM.
Specify the backup host as the destination client.
From the Destination client for restores list, select the required backup host.
From the Policy type for restores list, select Hypervisor as the policy type.
From the Workload type for restores list, select Nutanix-AHV as the workload type.
- From the Restore Type drop-down list, select Virtual Machine Backups.
- Select the appropriate date range to restore the complete data set.
Go to the Backup History and select the backup images that you want to restore.
In the Browse Directory field, enter / (forward slash) to view the backed-up Nutanix VM data that you can recover.
For incremental backups, if the you select the incremental Image to restore, then all the required previous images are also restored.
- In the Directory Structure pane, Nutanix AHV VM is displayed. Select the VM to view the containers and the disks that are associated with that VM in the Contents of Selected Directory pane.
All the VM disks and associated containers are displayed in the Contents of Selected Directory pane.
- In the Directory Structure pane, select the check box for the Nutanix AHV VMs that you want to recover.
- Click Restore.
- In the Virtual Machine Recovery wizard, select the options to recover the VM.
For more information on the recovery location and options:
VM ID is the VM UUID.
- After setting the recovery options, start Run Pre-Recovery Check to proceed with the VM recovery. If the check fails, then you can fix the issues and rerun the pre-recovery check.
- Click Start Recovery.
- Verify that the VM gets recovered and instantiated.