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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
RESTful API Reference

(POST) /agents/agentRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts

Starts the machine guest OS files restore from the specified restore point. Disks of the restored machine are mounted to the Veeam backup server and the machine guest OS files become available under the C:\VeeamFLR\<vm-name> folder.


To start the machine guest OS files restore, you need to send the POST HTTP request to the /agents/agentRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts URL.

HTTP Request

POST http://<Enterprise-Manager>:9399/api/agents/agentRestorePoints/{ID}/mounts

Request Headers

The request contains the following headers:






The request requires authorization. In the header, the client must send a session ID copied from the server reply to the request creating a new logon session. To learn more, see Authentication and Security.



Identifies the format of the response. Possible values:

  • application/xml — the client can sent this value in the header to accept response in the XML format.
  • application/json — the client must send this value in the header to accept the request in the JSON format.

If the request does not contain the header, the server will return the response in the XML format.

Request Body


Query Parameters



The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 202 Accepted.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.




The length of the response body.


The media type and syntax of the request body message. Possible values:

  • application/xml
  • application/json

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns an ID of the task that has been created to perform the requested action, and the task state. You can check the operation results by sending the GET HTTP request to the URL of the task resource.

Additionally, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns a link to the task deletion operation. You can send the GET HTTP request to the URL in the link to stop the task execution.


The example below restores machine guest OS files from the restore point having ID 710c0a5f-2783-4222-b669-0da996b09b97:


POST http://localhost:9399/api/agents/agentRestorePoints/710c0a5f-2783-4222-b669-0da996b09b97/mounts


Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj



202 Accepted


Response Body:

<Task Href="" Type="Task" xmlns="" xmlns:xsd="" xmlns:xsi="">
   <Link Href="" Rel="Delete"/>

To trace the status of the operation, send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the received task resource:


GET http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-1


Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj



200 Success


Response Body:

<Tasks xmlns="" xmlns:xsd="" xmlns:xsi="">
 <Task Href="http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-5" Type="Task">
     <Link Href="http://localhost:9399/api/tasks/task-5" Rel="Delete"/>
     <Link Href="http://localhost:9399/api/agents/agentRestorePoints/dd3cf3d0-0533-424e-abc3-249c4c62b797/mounts/1" Name="dd3cf3d0-0533-424e-abc3-249c4c62b797@1" Type="AgentRestorePointMount" Rel="Related"/>
   <Result Success="true">

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