This procedure will restore your computer's operating system to a pre-disaster state and will restore your data files, except those protected by one of the Backup Exec database agents, such as the Exchange Agent or SQL Agent. If any of your data is protected by Backup Exec agents, refer to the section on restoring the data protected by the agent before beginning disaster recovery.
You will also need the following items:
To manually recover a local Windows computer
This basic Windows installation is necessary to provide Backup Exec with a target to which it can restore the system. The computer name, Windows directory, and the file system (such as NTFS) must be the same as the previous Windows installation. This installation will be overwritten by the backed up version, which will restore your original system configuration, application settings, and security settings.
Format the partitions with the same file system as before the failure, as follows:
See Inventorying media.
Select all sets from the full and incremental backups that contain logical drives on the hard disk. If differential backup sets are to be restored, select only the last differential set. Make sure you include System State or Shadow Copy components as part of the restore selections.
If you are restoring a computer that is the only domain controller in the domain or the entire domain is being rebuilt and this is the first domain controller, select the option Mark this server as the primary arbitrator for replication when restoring folders managed by the File Replication Service, or when restoring SYSVOL in System State.
If you are restoring a computer that is the only domain controller in the domain or the entire domain is being rebuilt and this is the first domain controller, reboot the computer after the restore job successfully completes.
Do the following to change the Backup Exec services to the local system account.
Restore the entire Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 Active Directory by performing the following:
Restore specific objects from the Active Directory by performing the following:
Type Restore Subtree "ou=<OU Name>.dc=<domain name>,dc=<xxx> (without the quotation marks), and then press Enter, where <OU Name> is the name of the organizational unit you want to restore, <domain name> is the domain name the OU resides in, and <xxx> is the top level domain name of the domain controller, such as com, org, or net. You can do this as many times for as many objects you need to restore.