Restore a VMware Mirage Endpoint
Restore an endpoint after an application failure
After assigning App layer to the user machine we can restore this application in case of any frailer. We can do this by Enforcing All Layers assign to user machine. From Mirage Server Console expand Inventory and under All CVDs select desktop which having application issues, right-click and choose Enforce All Layers.
We will be ask to choose one of following methods, to Preserve user application or to remove user application. Click Next and Finish to start the task.
We will be asked to reboot machine to finalize, after reboot user should be able to use application
Restore an endpoint after a hardware failure
We can restore user machine after hardware failure beyond repair. After new machine has been prepare and Mirage Agent was installed, from under Inventory > Pending Devices right-click Machine which we want to use as new and choose Wizards > Disaster Recovery. We can select to Replace the User Machine and click Ok
The Machine which we want to restore select CVD from list.
We will be asked what kind of Restore we want to perform.
Next we can choose which base layer we want to assign.
We can specify options for CVD naming, to leave existing name or rename.
After conforming to proceed on summary page we can monitor progress from Mirage Agent status. After the restore completes we will be asked to restart the machine.
Restore an endpoint after data loss
User can restore any file on Machine which is protect with View Mirage. After installing Mirage Agent new content menu items are added to Windows Explorer. From location where files or folder has been accidentally removed or damage, right-click and choose VMware Mirage Restore.
Click Restore to specify location where to restore files, we select same location.
Mirage will help to download deleted files from backup files located in Mirage server.
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