Restore Options for All Selected Items (General) - Guest Files and Folders Restore
Use this dialog box to control how files and folders will be restored. The following options are available when you are restoring files and folders:
Select this option to restore Access Control Lists (ACLs) from the backed up files to the restored files. Clear this option to restore without ACLs; the restored files assume the ACLs of the parent directory.
Unconditional OverwriteSpecifies whether the restored data is unconditionally written to the specified location.
- Files/directories whose names are the same as those in the restore path and where the backed up data is as old or older are not restored.
- Files/directories whose names are the same as those in the restore path and where the backed up data is newer are restored.
- Files/directories whose names are different from those in the restore path are restored.
Avoid using this option whenever you run a Restore by Jobs. Otherwise, an older version of the files might be retrieved.
- Destination client
Select a proxy computer from the list. By default, the proxy computer which was used to backup a virtual machine, is used to restore the files and folders from the virtual machine. When Restore to Virtual Machine is selected, this field changes to Proxy Client.
- Proxy Client
By default, guest files and folders are restored using the proxy that was backed up the source virtual machine; but you can select a different proxy using this field.
- Restore to Virtual Machine
Select this option to restore guest files and folders to a virtual machine.
Click Change to restore to a different vCenter.
- Virtual Machine
Click ... to select a destination virtual machine. The destination must be a Windows VM.
- User Name
Enter the user name for the virtual machine.
Enter the password for the virtual machine.
- Confirm Password
Re-enter the password for the virtual machine.
- User Name
- Specify Destination Path
Enter the path on the destination client to which the files and folders will be restored. If the specified path does not exist, it will be created during the restore process.Click Browse to select a path on the destination client.
Preserve Source Paths
- Preserve n levels from end of source path
Specifies whether the restore operation must keep the specified number of levels at the end of source path of the selected data. For example, if the selected data is Documents\Memos\Sales, this option is set to 1 and the Destination path is temp, the data will be restored as \temp\Sales.
- Remove n levels from beginning of source path
Specifies whether the restore operation must remove the specified number of levels from the beginning of source path of the selected data. For example, if the selected data is Documents\Memos\Sales, this option is set to 1 and the Destination path is \temp, the data will be restored as \temp\Sales
Select this check box to specify the user account which you want to use for the restore operation. By default, the Local System account on the destination client is used to perform the restore operation.
Enter the user name for the user account which you want to use for the restore operation. The user should have permissions to create files in the specified location on the destination client.
Enter the password for the user account which you want to use for the restore operation.
Re-enter the password.
Click this button to configure advanced restore options.
Save As Script
Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.
When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.
For more information on restores performed from the command line, see Command Line Interface for Virtual Server iDataAgent.