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Recipe: Agent Volume restore

Expected deliverables:

Restore a volume back to an Agent backed up system using the VBR console.

Time to complete: 15-30 minutes


  • A backup of a system using the Veeam Agent for Windows or Linux using “Entire system” or “Volume level backup”


It is assumed that you already have a Veeam Backup Server fully working in your environment. If you need to install Veeam Backup Server, please refer to “Installing Veeam Backup & Replication All-In-One Base system” recipe.

Before you start

Note that you cannot restore a system volume to the original or another computer running the OS. See the bare metal restore recipe.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console
  2. Open the Backup Home View
  3. Select Backups > system that requires recovery
  4. Either select “volume restore” from top ribbon or right-click backup and select the same
  5. Follow the steps in the Wizard including selecting “Secure Restore” if an anti-virus scan is required

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