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29th March 2013, 06:38 PM #1
VM from baremetal backup
Just looking at disaster recovery after reading another thread, we use server 2008 R2 and do a baremetal backup, if we do have a disaster what prog can I use to run the baremetal as a vm? I currently use virtualbox for creating base images etc so happy with that, possible to use that? Would it just be a case of main server fails, just boot up the vm, all back on line and everyone happy till server sorted or is that too simistic a view?
29th March 2013, 06:58 PM #2
Does your backup solution create that as a vhd?
29th March 2013, 08:52 PM #3
Now thats a good point! Presumed it did (we just use winxows backup) but if it didnt couldnt i just run a disk2vhd to create one?
29th March 2013, 08:54 PM #4
Thanks to plexer from:
TechSupp (29th March 2013)
29th March 2013, 11:49 PM #5
Yes, think that's what I was after, the bare metal backup produces a vhd which I can load up in Virtualbox.
30th April 2013, 04:24 PM #6
- Rep Power
That could prove very useful. And very handy to know that it's possible.
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