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How to install ePO 5.1.0 using disaster recovery snapshot?

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Hi all,

I'm attempting to perform a recovery installation using a disaster recovery snapshot and I am not sure how to do exactly that.

Scenario is the following:  ePO server has SQL Server Express on the same box.  DR snapshot taken on ePO server, and database backed up.  I want to migrate that ePO server and database to a new server, again using SQL Server Express on the same box.

The ePO 5.1.0 product guide indicates the following, under the ePO sever recovery installation section:

On the Software Welcome dialog box, click Restore ePO from an existing Disaster Recovery database

Snapshot

Where exactly should I find this option in the installation process?  I am not seeing this option anywhere.  Am I just completely missing something and/or doing this wrong?

Thanks!

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Re: How to install ePO 5.1.0 using disaster recovery snapshot?

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It should be pretty much the first option after running the ePO installer setup.exe

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It should be pretty much the first option after running the ePO installer setup.exe

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Re: How to install ePO 5.1.0 using disaster recovery snapshot?

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Got it, thanks - I was trying to do this using the CEB EASI installer which I suppose is not going to work for this purpose

Re: How to install ePO 5.1.0 using disaster recovery snapshot?

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Hi

  So what do we need backup DB? Is it backup all DB, or some table? do you have recommand tool to work with it?!

Re: How to install ePO 5.1.0 using disaster recovery snapshot?

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The DR snapshot server tasks writes some extra tables to the database that includes all the necessary information for recovery.

So, you need a copy of the database that is taken after the execution of such a task, and of course the recovery keyphrase that you will be pompted for by the ePO installer when you select the recovery option.

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