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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

Performing Instant VM Recovery

With Instant VM Recovery, you can immediately start a VM from a backup file stored on the backup repository. Instant VM Recovery accelerates the restore process, allows you to improve RTOs and decrease downtime of production VMs.

Before starting Instant VM Recovery, check prerequisites. Then use the Instant VM Recovery wizard to recover the necessary VM.

Performing Instant VM Recovery Note:

You can recover VMs from backups created with Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. Veeam Agent backups are displayed under the Backups > Disk > Agents node in the inventory pane of the Home view.

  1. Launch the Instant VM Recovery wizard
  2. Select VMs
  3. Select a restore point
  4. Select a recovery mode
  5. Select a target host
  6. Select a target datastore
  7. Specify network mapping
  8. Change VM name and UUID
  9. Specify secure restore settings
  10. Specify a restore reason
  11. Verify Instant VM Recovery settings
  12. Finalize Instant VM Recovery
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