Performing Instant VM Recovery

Instant VM Recovery helps you immediately restore an Amazon EC2 instance to VMware vSphere or Hyper-V environment.

For more information on Instant VM Recovery to VMware vSphere, see the Instant VM Recovery section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere. For more information on Instant VM Recovery to Hyper-V, see the Instant VM Recovery section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V.

Performing Instant VM Recovery to VMware vSphere

To perform Instant VM Recovery to VMware vSphere environment, do the following:

  1. Check that you have added to the backup infrastructure a vCenter Server that will manage restored EC2 instances.

If you have not added the server, follow the instructions provided in the Adding VMware vSphere Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

  1. Launch and complete the Instant Recovery to VMware wizard.

To do that, in the inventory pane, navigate to the Backups > External Repository node. In the working area, expand the necessary job, and select backups of EC2 instances that you want to recover. On the ribbon, click Instant Recovery. Then follow the instructions provided in the Performing Instant VM Recovery of Workloads to VMware vSphere VMs section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Note

When you perform VM Recovery to VMware vSphere environment for EC2 instances, you will not be able to choose a restore mode and configure a helper appliance.

Instant Recovery to vSphere

Performing Instant VM Recovery to Hyper-V

To perform Instant VM Recovery to Hyper-V environment, do the following:

  1. Check that you have added to the backup infrastructure a Microsoft Hyper-V server to which you plan to restore EC2 instances.

If you have not added a Microsoft Hyper-V server follow the instructions provided in the Adding Microsoft Hyper-V Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

  1. Copy backups of the necessary EC2 instances to an on-premises repository as described in the Creating Backup Copy Jobs for VMs and Physical Machines section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
  2. Launch and complete the Instant VM Recovery to Hyper-V wizard.

To do that, open the Home view after Veeam Backup & Replication finishes copying backups. In the inventory pane, navigate to the Backups > Disk (Copy) node. In the working area, expand the necessary job, and select backups of EC2 instances that you want to recover. On the ribbon, click Instant Recovery > Hyper-V. Then follow the instructions provided in the Performing Instant VM Recovery of Workloads to Hyper-V VMs section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Note

When you perform VM Recovery to Microsoft Hyper-V environment for EC2 instances, you will not be able to choose a recovery mode.

Instant Recovery to Hyper-V

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