MediaAgent recovery is the process of rebuilding the MediaAgent when it is permanently offline. For example, due to hardware crash or network issues.
This process involves the following phases:
- Prepare for a Disaster Recovery.
- Set up the new MediaAgent.
Set up and configure the new computer to be ready for the MediaAgent recovery.
- Test the new MediaAgent.
Install and configure the MediaAgent.
- Perform post recovery operations.
Test the new MediaAgent and de-commission the old MediaAgent.
Migrating MediaAgent to New Hardware
If you want to upgrade the operating system or hardware of the MediaAgent computer, you can migrate the existing MediaAgent to the new hardware using MediaAgent Refresh. See MediaAgent Hardware Refresh.
Use the 1-Touch recovery process to rebuild and recover the operating system and file system data on a single or multiple clients with same or different hardware configurations. You can recover systems with defective components such as inaccessible volumes or crashed disks, without installing the individual software packages or operating systems manually.
For more information, see Overview -1-Touch.
To recover a MediaAgent using 1-Touch recovery, see Restoring a MediaAgent.