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Vmware Data Recovery After Site disaster..

Hi to all ,

we have been taking backups with VMware Data Recovery with version  1.2.1.1616.The destionation for the Data recovery appliance was a network NFS server with 900gb storage ,After the site failure we had setup  our ESX cluster again ,and new virtual center and again installed Vmware Data recovery ,And then we had added the 900gb storage to our esx system with the same method ,Then added the  virtual disk to the Vmware Data recoveryy aplliance and we had seen the previosuly taken backups all .But when it comes to restoreing them it gives some errors ,as  (4/14/2011 12:14:45: Can't initialize destination, error -3948 ( vcb api exception)) .

When we try to restore virtual machine i can see their backup versions ,vmdk files ,but could not restore.And also the file level restore appliance also can not login to the Data recovery appliance and Virtual center.

So i am confused about the data recovery..My question is can we restore our virtual machines to  a new virtual center and a new esx cluster system ,or the appliance somehow depends on the previous datastore names or something else.

Thanks a lot...

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anybody has an idea !!!!

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jhalleck
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You need to select the new destination.

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AndreTheGiant
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http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vdr_12_admin.pdf at page 30

Andre

Andre | http://about.me/amauro | http://vinfrastructure.it/ | @Andrea_Mauro
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bigslash
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Thank for the answers ,but surely i had selected the newly created datastores for the destination .But it gave nothing.

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DSTAVERT
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Call VMware support. You have a Site Disaster don't waste time. Get some professional hand holding.

-- David -- VMware Communities Moderator
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