Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
Enterprise Manager User Guide
Related documents

Restoring Files to Original Location

In this restore scenario, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager will extract the file from the backup and restore it to the original production machine. Restoring guest OS files to the original location is the most secure file recovery method, as the user who initiates the file restore operation in the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager web UI cannot access the file itself.

Restoring Files to Original Location Important!

This type of restore is only possible if the original machine is powered on and resides in the original location.

To restore a file to the original location, follow the next steps:

  1. Locate the necessary file using browse or search possibilities of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager. Multiple selection is also possible. For details, see Browsing Machine Backups for Guest OS Files or Searching Machine Backups for Guest OS Files.
  2. Click the Restore button, or right-click the file and select Restore from the shortcut menu. Select how files should be handled:
  • If you select Overwrite, the file from machine backup (being restored) will replace the file on target.
  • If you select Keep, both files will be kept on target; file from machine backup will have Restored prefix.
  1. Click Yes to confirm the operation.

Restoring Files to Original Location 

  1. The result of the operation will be displayed after you click View history.

Restoring Files to Original Location Important!

By default, guest files restore to the original location will be performed using the account specified in the backup job for guest OS access. If it does not have sufficient rights to access the target machine, you will be prompted for the credentials. Specify user account and password, as required. For more information, see Guest OS Credentials.

This Document Help Center
User Guide for VMware vSphereUser Guide for Microsoft Hyper-VEnterprise Manager User GuideVeeam Cloud Connect GuideVeeam Agent Management GuideVeeam Explorers User GuideBackup and Restore of SQL Server DatabasesVeeam Plug-ins for Enterprise ApplicationsPowerShell ReferenceVeeam Explorers PowerShell ReferenceRESTful API ReferenceRequired Permissions ReferenceQuick Start Guide for VMware vSphereQuick Start Guide for Microsoft Hyper-VVeeam Backup for AWS DocumentationVeeam Availability for Nutanix AHV DocumentationVeeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 DocumentationVeeam ONE DocumentationVeeam Agent for Windows DocumentationVeeam Agent for Linux DocumentationVeeam Management Pack Documentation
I want to report a typo

There is a misspelling right here:

 

I want to let the Veeam Documentation Team know about that.