You can restore applications in place or out of place. When you restore an application, the persistent volumes, secrets, and configuration maps are also restored.
The restored application does not include the following items, which are not part of the deployment configuration:
Reconfigure these items after restoring an application.
Before You Begin
If a passkey is configured for restores, you must have the passkey.
If you want to restore data using a specific MediaAgent and/or copy, review the information in MediaAgent and Copy Precedence Considerations for Virtualization Restores.
From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Virtualization.
The Virtual machines page appears.
On the Hypervisors tab, click the hypervisor.
The hypervisor page appears. The VM groups area displays summary information for any existing VM groups.
On the VM groups tab, in the row for the VM group, click the action button , and then click Restore.
The Select restore type page appears.
Select Full application.
The Restore page appears.
To choose a different MediaAgent or source copy for the restore, on the top right corner of the page, click Settings.
The Settings dialog box appears.
Configure the following options, and then click Save:
MediaAgent: Allow the Commvault software to select a MediaAgent or specify a MediaAgent:
Automatic: By default, the Commvault software selects the MediaAgent for the restore operation based on availability and environment.
To restore data using a specific MediaAgent, from the list, select a MediaAgent.
Source: Allow the Commvault software to select the copy of backup data or specify the copy:
Automatic: By default, the restore operation searches for the requested data in the primary copy and selects a different copy if the data is not found in the primary copy.
To restore from a specific copy of backup data, from the list, select a backup copy.
Select the applications to restore, and then click Restore.
The Restore options dialog box appears.
Specify the following information:
Type: Select one of the following options:
In place: Restore to the original location.
To avoid overwriting the original source application for an in-place restore, edit the application display name.
Out of place: Restore to a different location.
Destination hypervisor: Select the hypervisor for the restored application.
Access node: (Optional) From the list, select a VSA proxy to stage the data for the restore operation.
By default, the preferred VSA proxy for the hypervisor stages the data.
Application display name: For each application, modify the name to create a different display name for the restored application.
Projects: To specify a project for a restored application, click All applications or a specific application, and then select a project from the list.
Unconditionally overwrite if it already exists: (Optional) To delete an existing application and replace it with the restored application, select this option.