Windows Server File Volume Restore Solution Backup Restore Solution from Veeam

Windows Server File Volume Restore Solution Backup Restore Solution from Veeam. Veeam has an endpoint backup and restores solution for Microsoft. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows can be used to take backups of servers, desktops, and laptops. In this post, we will see Video Guide Windows Server 2016 Backup Solution from Veeam. In this post, we will see Windows Server 2016 File Volume Restore Solution from Veeam.

Following are the three posts that will cover the Windows endpoint backup solution from Veeam.

  1. Windows 10 backup and recovery Software from Veeam
  2. Video Guide Windows Server 2016 Backup Solution from Veeam
  3. Video Guide Windows Server 2016 File & Volume Recovery Solution from Veeam

Veeam Agent for Windows restores options are explained in the video tutorial here. Once Veeam FULL Backup of Server 2016 is completed? Then, open up VEEAM BACKUP BROWSER to restore. There are two restore options available from the backup browser, and the last one is the recovery option from Veeam recovery media.

File Restore
Volume Restore
Restore from Recovery Media

Veeam Agent – Restoring Files and Folders of Server 2016

Veeam Backup Browser or File Level Restore wizard should be used to recover or restore If some files and folders on your computer get lost or corrupted. For file-level restore, you can use backups of any type:

Volume-level backups (backups of the entire computer or specific volumes) 
File-level backups
Windows Server 2016 File Volume Restore Solution from Veeam
Backup Browser – Windows Server

To launch the File Level Restore wizard, do either of the following: Start Menu, select All Programs > Veeam > File Level Restore. We can perform the following operations with restored files and folders from Veeam Backup Explorer.

Save files and folders to their initial location 
Save files and folders to a new location 
Open files in Microsoft Windows Explorer

Veeam BACKUP Browser is similar to file explorer. It gives two options to restore in my scenario for this video. I selected the KEEP option. This will create a copy of the restore and won’t overwrite.┬áRestore is completed. The windows 10 ISO file got restored within 1:23 minutes, as you can see in the video tutorial here.

OVERWRITE
KEEP
Windows Server 2016 File Volume Restore Solution from Veeam
Restore – Windows Server

Veeam Agent – Volume Restore of Windows Server 2016

When we perform a volume-level restore, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows restores the entire content of the volume. We can’t use the File restore wizard to recover the specific volumes. It retrieves from the backup data blocks about a particular volume and copies them to the necessary location.

The volume-level restore should be done via the Volume Level restore wizard.” We need to go through and define following the wizard:-

Backup Location
Restore Point
Disk Mapping
Summary
Progress of the Volume Restore
Windows Server
Volume Level Restore – Windows Server

We can boot from the recovery image and use the Veeam Volume Level Restore, wizard for volume-level restore of Server 2016. Following are the three limitations of volume-level restore, which Veeam documents.

Cannot restore the system volume to its original location. 
Cannot restore a volume to the volume on which the swap file is currently hosted. 
Cannot restore a volume to the volume where the backup file used for restore is located.

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About Author -> Anoop is Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional Award winner from 2015 on the technologies! He is a Solution Architect on enterprise device management solutions with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like Configuration Manager, Windows 365 Cloud PC, Intune, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 10, and Windows 11.