Performing Instant Recovery

Instant Recovery helps you immediately restore Amazon EC2 instances from image-level backups to VMware vSphere or Hyper-V environment.

For more information on Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere, see the Instant Recovery section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere. For more information on Instant Recovery to Hyper-V, see the Instant Recovery section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V.

Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere

To perform Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere environment, do the following:

  1. Check that you have added to the backup infrastructure a vCenter Server that will manage restored EC2 instances.

If you have not added the server, follow the instructions provided in the Adding VMware vSphere Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

  1. Launch and complete the Instant Recovery to VMware wizard.

To do that, in the inventory pane, navigate to the Backups > External Repository node. In the working area, expand the necessary job, and select backups of EC2 instances that you want to recover. On the ribbon, click Instant Recovery > VMware vSphere. Then follow the instructions provided in the Performing Instant Recovery of Workloads to VMware vSphere VMs section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Note

When you perform Instant Recovery to VMware vSphere environment for EC2 instances, you will not be able to choose a restore mode and configure a helper appliance.

Instant Recovery to vSphere

Instant Recovery to Hyper-V

To perform Instant Recovery to Hyper-V environment, do the following:

  1. Check that you have added to the backup infrastructure a Microsoft Hyper-V server to which you plan to restore EC2 instances.

If you have not added a Microsoft Hyper-V server follow the instructions provided in the Adding Microsoft Hyper-V Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

  1. Launch and complete the Instant Recovery to Hyper-V wizard as described in Performing Instant Recovery of Workloads to Hyper-V VMs section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Note

When you perform Instant Recovery to Microsoft Hyper-V environment for EC2 instances, you will not be able to choose a recovery mode.

Instant Recovery to Hyper-V