Introduction

The Overview subtab shows the list of VM and DR Image clients that can be booted as a VM running on the CFA or in the cloud, grouped in categories.

Information

Information on the Overview subtab is presented in the table format with the following columns:

Column name Description
Client Name Name of the client
Recovery Points Number of valid recovery points you can choose from to boot the VM
VM Size Total size of the client
GUID Unique identifier of the client
Boot Group Name of the boot group the client belongs to

Actions

All actions on the Overview subtab are available

  • on the toolbar

  • in the context menu of a client

Action name Action description
Boot Boot the selected client from one of the available recovery points
Boot Entire Group Boot all clients in the group from the latest recovery points

Filtering

You can refine the list of clients using filters.

To show all filters available on the Overview subtab, click Filters on the toolbar.

Sorting

Grouping

Boot a single client

To boot a single VM or DR Image client

  1. Click Boot on the toolbar or in the context menu of a client.

    The Boot Wizard starts.

  2. Select a recovery point from the list of available points.

    This step shows only if the client has multiple recovery points.

  3. Set the boot settings, if needed.

    Note

    See details about the boot settings for DR image and VM backups.
  4. Click Boot to boot the client.

    The 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 clients, click Boot Entire Group on the toolbar or in the context menu of a client, and then confirm booting.

Note

If the number of VMs in the booted group exceeds the number of simultaneously booted VMs, none of them will boot.

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.