ESMC VA disaster recovery

In case of an unfortunate event in which your ESMC 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 ESMC VA's database backup for successful recovery.

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

2.Deploy new ESMC VA, but do not configure it yet. See ESMC 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 remote access section.

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

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