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Disk recovery completed successfully, but the VHD is nowhere to be found. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Running DPM 2010, performed a disk recovery (backup using child partition) that completed successfully, but in the destination folder it only created a AVHD file but no VHD file.  The AVHD file is about 38GB, though in DPM it is showing the amount of data that was transferred was 142GB.
    Monday, February 4, 2013 8:11 PM

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  • Hi,

    The files may be hidden or may have special permissions, from an administrative command prompt, run: 

       DIR /A /S <restore_folder>

    If you still cannot find them, do another restore and open resource monitor on the protected server while the restore is in progress and look at the DPMRA service disk I/O and watch the files as they are written to the disk.


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    Monday, February 4, 2013 9:14 PM
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