Port Security Level and Windows Instant Recovery
SUMMARY Port Security Level and Windows Instant Recovery ISSUE Purpose Explain effect of enabling port security when Windows Instant Recovery (WIR) instances are defined. Description Enabling any level of port security on the backup device other than “No Security (Open All)” prevents Windows Instant Recovery from working…
Restoring a Hyper-V virtual machine to an alternate Hyper-V server
SUMMARY How to restore a Hyper-V virtual machine to an alternate Hyper-V server. ISSUE For instructions on restoring a VM to an alternate Hyper-V server, see To restore a Hyper-V VM to an alternate Hyper-V server in the Recovery-Series and UEB Administrator's Guide.
Windows Instant Recovery Client (on VMware) in Audit Mode Boots up in WinPE
SUMMARY Windows Instant Recovery Client (on VMware) in Audit Mode Boots up in WinPE ISSUE Purpose To provide a resolution if the user has created a Windows Instant Recovery (WIR) client (location VMware) and Audit mode boots up in WinPE mode on a 7.4.0 DPU/UEB. (This is a Unitrends internal document and this information…
Windows Hot Bare Metal Disaster Recovery
SUMMARY Hot Bare Metal for Windows will allow capturing a Bare Metal image of the client while the client is up and running. ISSUE Purpose Windows Imaged-based Hot Bare Metal Disaster Recovery Description Hot Bare Metal for Windows is available for servers running Microsoft Windows 2000 or higher. Hot Bare Metal will allow…
When are my resources used by Windows Instant Recovery (WIR) or VMware Instant Recovery (VIR)
SUMMARY This article explains resource allocation when performing WIR or VMware Instant Recovery. ISSUE WIR will use backup system processor (CPU), memory (RAM) and storage (pulled from the Failover Virtualization setting). VIR will create an NFS datastore that pulls storage from the Failover Virtualization setting…
SQL database is stuck in the "Restoring..." status
SUMMARY This article discusses how to fix a SQL database restore issue where the SQL database gets stuck in the “Restoring…” status. ISSUE Purpose This article discusses how to fix a SQL database restore issue where the SQL database gets stuck in the “Restoring…” status. Symptoms / Description When many SQL databases are…
Citrix Server Dissimilar Bare Metal Restore
SUMMARY Resolve windows login problem after dis-similar bare metal restore of Windows Server running Citrix Server application with %SystemDrive% set to a letter other than C:. ISSUE Purpose Resolve windows login problem after dis-similar bare metal restore of Windows Server running Citrix Server application with…
Bare metal restore fails immediately
SUMMARY Bare metal restore fails immediately ISSUE Purpose This article address troubleshooting steps that should be taken in a bare metal restore is attempted but immediately fails. Applies To Unitrends Recovery Series Symptoms / Description To attempt a bare metal restore you must first boot to the bare metal media…
Why does my bare metal backup only restore the system volume?
SUMMARY Why does my bare metal backup only restore the system volume? ISSUE Purpose Bare metal backups and file-level restores. Description When restoring from a bare metal backup, only the system volume (typically C:\) is restored. Cause Windows bare metal backups only back up the system volume. Partition info is backed…
Special considerations for restoring RHEL or CentOS6.x virtual machines
ISSUE If you have restored a RHEL 6.x or CentOS 6.x virtual machine and receive a network error similar to: eth0: unknown interface: No such device Follow the steps in VMware’s article Networking does not work in a cloned Linux virtual machine.