Performing Instant VM Recovery

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    Instant VM Recovery helps you immediately restore Amazon EC2 instances from image-level backups 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 > VMware vSphere. 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. Launch and complete the Instant VM Recovery to Hyper-V wizard as described in 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