A simple step by step no frills approach to achieving your goal
Files in the VM recovered at the time of backup state.
Time to complete: 10 minutes
- A Google Cloud VM cloud-native snapshot or image-level backup
- The protected Google Cloud VM must have a supported file system (Microsoft NTFS, FAT or FAT32 / Linux ext2, ext3, ext4, XFS, Btrfs)
- A Worker Configuration in the same region and availability zone where original VM resides, and wherte the storage bucket with backup data resides.
Before you start:
Make sure the machine where you plan to open the File-Level Restore browser is allowed to access the worker instances over the internet (TCP 443).
- Login the Veeam Backup for Google Cloud web interface.
- Navigate to Protected Data > VM. Select the VM instance whose files and folders you want to recover, and click File-Level Recovery.
- At the Instances step, select a restore point that will be used to recover files and folders (by default the most recent restore point). Click Next.
- At the Reason step, specify a reason for recovering files and folders. Click Next.
- At the Summary step, review summary information and click Finish.
- As soon as you click Finish, Veeam will close the File-level Recovery wizard, start a recovery session and display the FLR Running Sessions window.
- In the FLR Running Sessions window, in the URL column of the window, Veeam will display a link. Click the link to open the File-Level Restore browser on your local machine.
- In the File-Level Restore browser:
- Navigate to a folder that contains the necessary files
- In the working area, select check boxes next to the files and click Add to Restore List.
- Switch to the Restore List tab, review the list of items to recover, select check boxes next to the items, and click Download.
- After you finish working with the File-Level Restore browser, click Stop Recovery Session in the FLR Running Sessions window to finish the process.
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