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ESET PROTECT VA disaster recovery

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


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

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

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

3.Enable Webmin 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 ESET PROTECT VA with restored database the same way as your previous VA, see ESET PROTECT VA configuration for details.


ESET PROTECT MDM Appliance users: You must back up and restore the MySQL database via Terminal.