ERA VA disaster recovery

In an unfortunate event in which your ERA VA gets broken and you're not able to start it again, or even if it is deleted from storage or otherwise destroyed, you can follow disaster recovery procedure.

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It is necessary that you have your ERA VA's database backup for successful recovery.

1.Download the latest version of era_appliance.ova, or era_appliance.vhd.zip if you use Microsoft Hyper -V. An advantage of this recovery procedure is that your ERA VA will be up to date.

2.Deploy new ERA VA, but do not configure it yet. See ERA Appliance deployment process for instructions.

3.Enable Webmin in order to be able to upload MySQL backup file, for details how to enable it see Enable/Disable Webmin interface section.

4.Restore database from the latest backup file you have, follow the steps described in Restore database section.

5.Configure your freshly deployed ERA VA with restored database the same way as your previous ERA VA, see ERA VA configuration for details.