How to run a Veeam file level test restore

How to run a Veeam file level test restore

Goal

Test the Veeam file level restore functionality

Solution

Open Veeam Backup and Replication Console normally located on the Hyper-V Physical server and click Restore, Microsoft Hyper-V

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Click Restore from backup

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Click Guest File restore

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Click Microsoft Windows

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Use the backup broswer to select a server from the backup to restore from

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Select the restore point, be sure to select a different once each time you run a restore

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Give the restore a name and a reason

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Click Browse

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Find a folder to restore, make sure you test a different once each time. Right click the folder and click Copy to

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Click browse, create a “Test Restores” folder on the local disk, then create a folder with the date inside, select this folder, click ok and the files will be restored.

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Once the restore has completed ensure there are no errors. If any errors are reported please report them to second line support.

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