Performing Instant VM Recovery

You can instantly recover a VM from a storage snapshot without prior de-staging and intermediate restores. Instant VM Recovery accelerates VM restore, improves RTOs and decreases downtime of production VMs.

Before you perform Instant VM Recovery, check prerequisites. Then use the Instant Recovery wizard to restore a VM from a storage snapshot.

  1. Launch the Instant Recovery wizard
  2. Select a VM
  3. Select a restore mode
  4. [For multiple VMs] Select a host
  5. [For multiple VMs] Select a folder
  6. [For a single VM] Select a destination for the recovered VM
  7. Specify a restore reason
  8. Verify Instant VM Recovery settings
  9. Finalize Instant VM Recovery