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User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

Step 11. Finalize Instant VM Recovery

All VMs restored with Instant VM Recovery are displayed in the Home view, under the Instant Recovery node.

To check the progress of Instant VM Recovery and view session details:

  1. Open the Home view.
  2. In the inventory pane, click the Instant Recovery node.
  3. In the working area, right-click the VM and select Properties.

Alternatively, you can open the History view, select the Instant Recovery node under Restore in the inventory pane and double-click the Instant VM Recovery session.

After the VM has been successfully recovered, you can finalize Instant VM Recovery in one of two ways:

Migrating Recovered VM

When Veeam Backup & Replication migrates the VM, it transfers VM disks data to the production storage that you have selected as a destination for the recovered VM.

To migrate the recovered VM to production:

  1. Open the Home view.
  2. In the inventory pane, select the Instant Recovery node.
  3. In the working area, right-click the VM and select Migrate to production.

Step 11. Finalize Instant VM Recovery Tip:

When you pass though the Quick Migration wizard, enable the Delete source VM files upon successful migration option. Veeam Backup & Replication will restore the VM to production and automatically stop the Instant VM recovery session. If you do not enable this option, the Instant VM recovery session will still be running, and you will need to unpublish the VM manually.

Removing Recovered VM

If you have disabled the Delete source VM files upon successful migration option in the Quick Migration settings, you must unpublish the VM manually. After you unpublish the VM, the Instant Recovery session will end and the recovered VM will be unmounted from the vPower NFS server. The migrated VM will remain on the production environment.

To remove the recovered VM:

  1. Open the Home view.
  2. In the inventory pane, select the Instant Recovery node.
  3. In the working area, right-click the VM and select Stop publishing.

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