Restoring individual objects from an Active
Use ADRA to restore
individual objects from Active Directory.
To restore individual objects from an Active
On the navigation bar,
click the down arrow next to Restore.
Click New Restore Job.
In the View by Resource
pane, double-click a backup set that contains the most recent
System State backup.
If you want to restore
Active Directory objects from a previous backup, select the
appropriate backup set.
Double-click the most
recent System State snapshot.
In the Results pane,
select the appropriate object or objects.
If you are restoring from tape, do the
On the properties pane, under Settings, click
If you have not set a default temporary staging
location, type a path in the box titled Path on media server for
staging temporary restore data when restoring individual from
Click Run Now to start the restore job or select
other restore options from the Properties pane.
Any Active Directory or
ADAM/AD LDS object or property that is selected for restore will
overwrite existing objects and properties, even if you selected
Skip if file exists or Skip if existing file is more recent on the
General Restore Job Properties dialog box.
If you restored a a
deleted user object, use the Microsoft Active Directory Users and
Computers application to reset the object's user password and
re-enable the object's user account. If you restored a computer
object, you must reset the account for it.