Microsoft Active Directory Recovery

Microsoft Active Directory Recovery

The Microsoft Active Directory can be granularly restored directly from the BDRSuite Backup Server.

You can click on the Recovery tab in the BDRSuite Backup Servers home screen and select Restore Backup Data. All the backup jobs will be listed from which you can choose the one to be recovered and click on the restore icon of the respective job. 

Different types of recovery options will be available from which you can choose the one suiting your requirement.

Step 1: Choose Host and Restore Type

Choose the host from the list of backed-up hosts available on the left side of the screen and choose what type of restore you want to perform. In this case, choose Microsoft Active Directory Recovery.

Step 2: Choose the Restore Version

You can select the restore point which will be available to you depending on the retention policy you used during configuration. Based on the requirement choose a restore point.

Step 3: AD Database Selection

Choose the Active Directory Database which you would like to restore

Choose a Container or its Object for Restore.

Step 4: Restore Options

The following three options can be chosen on how you want to restore;

Export as LDF

Save to Local Machine

Save to AD Server

If you choose to save it to the Local Machine then the restored data will be stored in the location where the Active Directory is installed.

If you select Save to AD Server then provide the IP, Username, Password details and check the AD Server connectivity.

Step 5: Review & Restore

Review the configuration that you have set up and click on Restore.