Performing a Test Restore from Metallic Recovery Reserve

Once you have a test backup, you can perform a test restore.

Before You Begin

Make sure that the test backup job is displayed as Completed. See Performing a Test Backup for more information.

View the job details associated with the backup job and note down the Job ID, which can be used to perform a test restore.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Jobs.

    The Active Active jobs page appears.

  2. Click the Job history tab.

    The Job history page appears.

  3. In the Actions column associated with the Backup Job ID

  4. In the Actions column for the backup job that must be restored, click the action button action_button, and then click Restore.

    The Backup Content page appears.

  5. Choose the content that you want to restore.

    • To restore the entire content, select the check box for the data.

    • To restore a subset, expand the directories and then select the content.

  6. Click Restore.

    The Restore Options dialog box is displayed.

  7. From the Destination list, choose the destination host for the restore.

  8. Choose the restore location.

  9. To restore to the original backup location, select the Restore to original folder check box.

  10. To restore to a new location, clear the Restore to original folder check box and then in the Destination Path box, type the full path to the destination folder.

  11. To overwrite the existing data, select the Overwrite if it already exists check box.

  12. Click Submit.

What to Do Next

You can control or view the job. For more information, see Jobs.