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Search for backups

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You can search for and find a specific backup of a VM or datastore using the Restore wizard. After you locate a backup, you can then restore it.

Steps
  1. In the VMware vSphere web client GUI, click Menu in the toolbar, and then do one of the following:

    To view backups for… Do the following…

    VMs

    Click the Hosts and Clusters menu option, then select a VM, then click the Configure tab, and then click Backups in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere section.

    Datastores

    Click the Storage menu option, then select a datastore, then click the Configure tab, and then click Backups in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere section.

  2. In the left Navigator pane, expand the datacenter that contains the VM or datastore.

  3. Optional: Right-click a VM or datastore, then select NetApp SnapCenter in the drop-down list, and then select Restore in the secondary drop-down list.

  4. In the Restore wizard enter a search name and click Search.

    You can filter the backup list by clicking the Error: Missing Graphic Image filter icon and selecting a date and time range, selecting whether you want backups that contain VMware Snapshots, whether you want mounted backups, and the location. Click OK.