Step 4. Start Restore Session

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    At the Summary step of the wizard, review summary information and click Start.

    As soon as you click Start, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure will close the File-level Recovery wizard, start a recovery session and display the File-Level Recovery window. During the recovery session, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure will launch a worker instance and attach virtual disks of the processed Azure VM to it.

    Tip

    If you accidentally close the File-Level Recovery window, navigate to Protected Data and click the link in the FLR link in the File-level recovery column.

    In the File-Level Recovery window, you can track the progress of the recovery session. In the URL column of the window, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure will display a link to the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser. You can use the link in either of the following ways:

    • Click the link to open the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser on your local machine while the recovery session is running.
    • Copy the link, close the File-Level Recovery window and open the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser on another machine.

     

    Important

    When you click Copy URL, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure copies the following information to the clipboard:

    • A link to the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser the includes a public DNS name of the worker instance hosting the browser and authentication information used to access the browser.
    • A thumbprint of a TLS certificate installed on the worker instance hosting the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser.

    To avoid a man-in-the-middle attack, before you start recovering files and folders, check that the certificate thumbprint displayed in the web browser from which you access the File Level Recovery for Veeam Backup browser matches the provided certificate thumbprint.

     

    Opening File Level Recovery Browser