The Overview subtab shows the list of VM and DR Image clients, which can be booted as a VM running on the CFA or in the cloud, grouped in categories.
Information on the Overview subtab is presented in the table format with the following default columns:
|Column name||Column description|
|Client Name||Name of the client|
|Recovery Points||Number of valid recovery points, which can be used when booting the VM|
|VM Size||Total size of the client|
|Boot Group||Boot group, to which the client belongs|
All special actions on the Overview subtab are available via
the toolbar on the top left, or
the context menu of a client
Boot a single client
To boot a single VM or DR Image client
Click Boot on the toolbar or in the context menu of a client.
The Boot Wizard starts.
Select a recovery point from the list of available points.
NoteThis step shows only if the client has multiple recovery points.
Specify the boot settings, if needed.
Setting Description Basic settings Name Name of the VM configuration, under which it shows in the list of VMs Base Memory Amount of RAM to be used by the booted VM Processor(s) Number of processors to be used by the booted VM Network Type of network for the booted VM VNC Port Port to access the booted VM on. Sequentially picked from the list of available ports unless specified manually VNC Password Password to access the booted VM. Generated automatically unless specified manually VNC Console Keymap Keyboard mapping to be used within VNC. Default is English (United States) Advanced settings Disk Controller Select when booting a VM with a specific set of boot devices Processor Model Select if the operating system of the booted VM requires a specific CPU architecture Pointing Device Select to match your actual pointing device Network Adapter Select to ensure the booted VM loads proper drivers for the NIC, with which it was backed up MAC Address Select to boot the VM with the same MAC address, and retain the same static IP or DHCP address
QEMU commands allow to override any boot settings specified previously.
ImportantThese to be used preferably only if instructed by Infrascale Support.
For the comprehensive details, see the QEMU User Documentation.
Click Boot to boot the client.
NoteThe client will boot only if it does not exceed the number of simultaneously booted VMs.
Boot a group of clients
To boot a group of VM or DR Image clients, click Boot Entire Group on the toolbar or in the context menu of a client.
If the name of a VM in the booted group is identical to the name of an already booted VM, the new VM will have an incremental number added to its name.