Advanced Restore Options (Pre/Post)

Establish pre/post processes for restore jobs, and the account that has permissions to run these processes (for Windows-based agents).

Pre Recovery Command:

Displays the name/path of the process to run before the restore. Add or modify the name/path, or use the Browse button to search for and select the name/path. The system allows the use of spaces in the name/path, provided they begin with an opening quotation mark and end with a closing quotation mark.

Post Recovery Command:

Displays the name/path of the process to run after the restore. Add or modify the name/path, or use the Browse button to search for and select the name/path. The system allows the use of spaces in the name/path, provided they begin with an opening quotation mark and end with a closing quotation mark.

Run Post Restore Process for all attempts

Specifies whether this process will execute for all attempts to run the phase. Selecting this option will execute the specified process for all attempts to run the phase, including situations where the job phase is interrupted, suspended, or fails. Otherwise, when the checkbox is cleared the specified process will only execute for successful, killed, or failed jobs.

Pre/Post Impersonation

For Windows-based agents, you must designate either the Local System Account or, for added security, another account as having permission to run these commands for restore jobs.

  • Use Local System Account

    Normally, the Local System Account has permissions to access all the data on the local computer.

  • Impersonate User

    Select this check box to enable the User Name and Password boxes. If the Impersonate User account defined here is not available, restore jobs using pre/post commands will fail. This  account operates independently of the Impersonate User account for backup jobs.

  • User Name

    Enter the Window's user account name which will have permission to execute the desired commands.

  • Password

    Enter the corresponding password for this account.

  • Confirm Password

    Enter the password again for this account.