Step 1. Launch Instant Recovery Wizard

To launch the Instant Recovery to VMware wizard, do one of the following:

  • On the Home tab, click Restore and select one of the following:
  • VMware vSphere > Restore from backup > Entire VM restore > Instant Recovery — if you want to recover VMware vSphere VMs from a VM backup created by Veeam Backup & Replication.
  • VMware vCloud Director > Restore from backup > VM restore > Entire VM restore > Instant Recovery > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover VMware vCloud Director VMs from a VM backup created by Veeam Backup & Replication.
  • Microsoft Hyper-V > Restore from backup > Entire VM restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover Hyper-V VMs from a VM backup created by Veeam Backup & Replication.
  • Agent > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover physical machines from a backup created by Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows or Veeam Agent for Linux.
  • AWS EC2 backup > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover EC2 instances from a backup created by Veeam Backup for AWS.
  • Azure IaaS > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover Azure VMs from a backup created by Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure.
  • GCE backup > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover VM instances from a backup created by Veeam Backup for Google Cloud.
  • Nutanix backup > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover VMs from backups created by Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV.
  • RHV Proxy > Entire machine restore > Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere — if you want to recover VMs from backups created by Veeam Backup for RHV.
  • Open the Home view. In the inventory pane, select Backups. In the working area, expand the necessary backup, select workloads that you want to recover and click Instant Recovery > VMware vSphere on the ribbon. Alternatively, you can right-click one of the selected workloads and select Instant recovery > VMware vSphere.

    Step 1. Launch Instant Recovery Wizard