This document will introduce you to setting up a Hyper-V backup and restore it from the Dashboard.

Creating the Hyper-V backup set

    1. Once logged in to https://dashboard.rg-supervision.com, go to the agent and click RG Backup and then click Manage

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    1. The following screen appears, in which you select a backup policy:

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    2. The following screen appears. Turn Select all Hyper-V Virtual Machines option On so that the backup policy will be applied to the newly detected VMs.  Then select the VMs to which to apply the policy:

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    3. The following screen appears, in which you configure the different elements of the backup set schedule:

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    4. Select a backup frequency: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or On demand.  If you selected Daily, continue with the next step.  If you selected Weekly or Monthly, see “Weekly and Monthly Backups” below for more details.
    5. Choose the time that the backup will occur each day:

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    6. An estimation of the size of the backup is displayed.
    7. Click Next.

Weekly and Monthly Backups

If you selected the Weekly frequency, you are prompted to select a day on which to run the backup

 

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If you selected the Monthly frequency, you are prompted to select Day of month based or Day of week based

  • If you selected Day of month based, select a day of the month on which to run the backup:
     
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  • If you selected Day of week based, From the dropdown menu, select the appropriate descriptor for the week, then click the day of the week on which to run the backup:

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  • The following screen appears, in which you set the backup retention parameters:
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  • Retention period:  Select, from the dropdown menus, the number of days, weeks, months,  or years for which to store the backup data
  • Advanced retention :  Turn Advanced retention On or Off.  If On, select retention periods for the specified backups for the amount of time specified from the dropdown menus

    Note: when you turn the advanced retention option On, the standard Retention Period menu is grayed out but is still valid

  • Keep at least N backups: Turn this On to keep a specific number of backups even after the chosen retention period has ended.
  • Click Next to continue

    1. Select the Storage location from the dropdown menu and click Next:

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    2. The Deployment screen appears, displaying a summary of the configuration details you have selected for the backup set:

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    3. Click Deploy to send the backup configuration to the agent.

Restoring Hyper-V databases

  1. To launch a Hyper-V recovery, go to the agent and click RG Backup and then click Manage
  2. Next, click the Actions dropdown menu and select Hyper-V Restore.

 

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  1. The following screen appears, from which you will be able to choose what you want to recover and where it will be restored
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  • Backup Timeline : This status bar describes the different states of a backup.
    The number in each box represents a day of the month. Thus, the timeline describes one month of backup history. You can display the legend shown below by clicking on  on the right of « Backup timeline » title, which indicates what backup activity occurred on each day.

     

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  • Select the Backup: Select the backup set from the dropdown menu
  • Select the virtual machine:  Hyper-V Virtual machines you want to restore

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  • Restore location:  This field indicates where the backup will be restored to.  Select either Restore everything to its original location, or Restore the selected VM to a Hyper-V Backup file.
  • If you select Restore the selected VM to a Hyper-V Backup file, type a Destination agent ID and a Restore path in the boxes

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  • 4: Click Restore to start the recovery
  • Please review below: This screen displays confirmation of the selected backup parameters before recovery actually begins. Click Restore to start the recovery

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