Perform a Rapid Recovery restore

Follow these steps to inject drivers into the Universal Recovery Console to perform a Rapid Recovery bare metal restore.

  1. Create a new instance from installer using the Rapid Recovery Boot CD. Make sure to allocate the same amount of compute and storage resources as the original instance.
  2. Open the console to the new instance and launch the Universal Recovery Console.
  3. Load the network driver.
  4. Click Force Load.
  5. In the popup dialog box, expand the volume labeled virtio-win-0.1.1.
  6. Open the NetKVM folder, open the folder whose name matches the OS that is being restored, and then open the folder that matches the architecture that is being restored (amd64 for 64-bit, x86 for 32-bit).
  7. Select netkvm.inf and click OK.
  8. Load the storage driver.
  9. Click Force Load.
  10. In the popup dialog box, expand the volume labeled virtio-win-0.1.1.
  11. Open the vioscsi folder, and then open the folder whose name matches the OS that is being restored.
  12. Open the folder that matches the architecture that is being restored (amd64 for 64-bit, x86 for 32-bit).
  13. Select vioscsi.inf and click OK.

Perform the remaining steps as outlined in the Bare Metal Restore topics in the Quest Rapid Recovery documentation.