"Bare-Metal" is a term used to describe a highly efficient disaster recovery method for a Host. A "Bare-Metal Restore" does not require any installation of operating systems or backup software. You can stream your Disk Images across the network directly to the new or replacement hardware. The hardware or hard disks do not need to be formatted or partitioned, hence the term restoring to "Bare-Metal."
There are three (3) options for performing a Bare-Metal Restore for Linux and Windows platforms.
- Live CD
- Live Boot™ Remote Restore
- PXE Network Boot
After you boot your Host using one of the above three (3) methods, you will need to follow the procedure for "Bare-Metal Restore" in your CDP Server.
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