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Restoring to an alternate network location

Map a drive from a command prompt running as administrator to restore to an alternate network location When restoring to an alternate location, by default, you do not see any network locations listed in the 'Browse for folder' window for selecti...

Configure Expiration and Purge

In a few short steps, learn to configure your expiration and purge settings Highlight the store in question in Archive Manager.   1. Set the desired expiration policy in the store properties on the expiration tab.   2. Create a store task....

Expiration and Purge

Expiration and purge work together to keep certain number of restore points available for data recovery and permanently delete items out of the store that are no longer referenced by the remaining archive restore points and reclaim storage disk s...

How to Copy a Store

You will use the Store Copy task to copy archives in a (source) store to a second (destination) store. STEPS TO COPY A STORE Add a new store to the desired device. In Archive Manager, select Storage in the left pane. In the Actions pane, sele...

Exchange 2007 Cluster Documentation - .pdf Download

A DATASTOR Shield protection plan cannot simply be added to the virtual SQL Server, denoted by the SQL Server Cluster name, that exists in a clustered configuration, because a DATASTOR Shield scheduled task cannot be added to each physical node in...

How to Protect and Recover SQL – .pdf download

This document discusses steps to set up SQL Server Protection Plans and restore protected databases using our software. In addition, recovery options are discussed and recovery steps are provided to replace an existing database or to attach the ...

How to Protect, Restore and Recover Exchange - .pdf download

This document covers protection, restoration and recovery of Exchange Storage Groups. After data is protected using a DATASTOR Exchange Protection Plan, it may be restored to a restore folder using our software. In addition to protection and res...

Protecting Exchange 2010 - .pdf download

With the introduction of Exchange 2010, many new Exchange features have been added or refined in the areas of mailbox recovery, mail archiving, and system robustness. With the DATASTOR Enterprise Protection Server or DATASTOR Professional Single...

Computer System Recovery (BMR)

DATASTOR Shield introduces the ability to recover a complete computer system. There are two basic elements for protecting and restoring a complete computer system using DATASTOR Shield. The first element is creating and running a Computer System...

Computer System recovery from a vaulted archive

Recovering a system located on tape or in the cloud is done in a few easy steps. If you wanted to recover a system using a vaulted Computer System archive restore point located on tape or in the cloud, first stage the restore point using the 'Pr...

Erasing a Tape used in vaulting task

Normally, to erase a tape, you would delete the vaulting task (a store task), then remove the vault (from the all vaults folder), and the tapes should then be marked erase pending. If you had a second vaulting task writing to the same volume set...

Exporting and Importing your Archive System

An off-site copy of your system should be retained to protect against site-wide disasters. This article describes how to protect and recover a DATASTOR Shield™ system. Exporting your dataStor Shield System for disaster recovery For Shield Pr...

How to create a bootable USB thumb drive for the System Recovery Environment (SRE)

DATASTOR provides support for full computer system recovery using a restore point generated with a Computer System type plan. The target system must be booted into a pre-install environment using the DATASTOR-provided System Recovery Environment...

Recovering UEFI and BIOS based systems: choosing the correct SRE image file

In addition to BIOS firmware assisting with the boot process of older computer systems, modern computer systems may boot with UEFI firmware instead, or even 64 bit systems configured for 32 bit legacy (BIOS) mode. DATASTOR Shield provides suppor...

System Recovery of server with Active Directory role

How to avoid a USN rollback condition To avoid a USN rollback condition with a recovered Active Directory (AD) server in an environment with one or more additional AD servers, follow the steps below. These steps were provided by Microsoft (http...

How to move the Archive Manager to a different server

To move the software and configuration to a new server, follow the steps below: Submit the software licences to support so they can be set to activate again. Customers must have a current support contract for license reactivation. Give the new...

UPGRADE FROM RELEASE 8.0 TO 9.0

Customers with a current support contract and running any 8.0 release of the software are eligible to upgrade to the 9.0 release of the software. If your version of the software alerts you to the availability of an upgrade to 9.0, follow prompts...

How to recover the entire system with just a set of tapes

In a disaster recovery situation in which the Archive Manager Server itself has been lost, as well as the store on disk, the system can be recovered from a vault on tape. The attached document provides the steps required to recover the Archive Man...

How to send the checkup report through your Yahoo! or Google account

Security measures implemented by Yahoo! and Google may prevent your checkup report from relaying through their services until you generate an "app password" through their email account settings. Yahoo! settings If you've activated two-st...

How to Recover a Remote Computer License

Each remote computer in Archive Manager requires a remote computer license. To recover a remote computer license assigned to one remote computer and assign it to a different computer, follow the steps below. Steps to Recover a Remote Computer Lice...

DATASTOR Lockdown from Ransomware

BackgroundRansomware processes run within the security context of the user account that started the infection. These processes can target all accessible files and folders including DATASTOR storage.GoalTo prevent ransomware encryption of DATASTOR ...

How to Restore from Cloud Storage

In the left pane of Archive Manager, expand Storage > Cloud Storage > All Cloud Vaults > the desired vault > Archives. Left-click the desired archive.In the center pane, select in order the desired date in bold on the calendar, the desired restore...