Full System Recovery of Image Level Client: Restoring the Disk Image or Volume



Rebuild the operating system in the event of a disaster.

Before You Begin

Rebuild the Operating System.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <Client>.

  2. Right-click <Image Level>, and then click All Tasks |Browse and Restore.

  3. In the Restore Options dialog box, select the Volume Level Browse (Restore the disk image/volume) check box.

  4. Click View Content.

  5. In the Client Browse tab, select the volume to be restored and click Recover All Selected.

  6. In the Restore Options for All Selected Items dialog box:

    • Click Physical Volume

    • Select the name of the client computer from the Destination Client list. 

    • Click in the Destination Volume column under Restore Paths & Destinations to select the Disaster Recovery volume path to restore the lost data

      • Select the desired volume from the Destination Volume list

    • Click Apply

      The Disaster Recovery folder is created during the CommServe Installation. While performing a full backup, all the dump files are stored in this folder.

  7. Select Immediate from the Job Initiation tab and click OK.

    You can monitor the progress of the restore job in the Job Controller window of the CommCell Console.

  8. Exit and reboot the computer.