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Follow the instructions below to access Recovery Points via the Server Backup interface.

1. Click "Recovery Points" in the Main Menu to open the "Recovery Points" window.

You can access the "Recovery Points" window by manually appending the /RecoveryPoints/ folder to the Backup Manager address in the browser address bar. Example Note that the address is case sensitive.

2. In the "Recovery Points" list, select a Server from the drop-down menu located on the "Recovery Points" list toolbar.

3. Select a Disk Safe from the drop-down menu located on the "Recovery Points" list toolbar.

The "Recovery Points" window is divided into the following areas:

  • Recovery Points Menu - Provides access to the actions which relate to customizing the "Recovery Point" list.
  • Recovery Points List - The Recovery Points added to the system are displayed in this area.
  • Details Pane- After you select an item in the list, its details are displayed in this area. 

Recovery Point Menu

The following Recovery Point menu buttons are available:

  • Basic List Filter - Allows you to customize the view of the "Recovery Points" list by applying the minimum range (most commonly used) of filter criteria. See Customize the Recovery Points list.
  • Show All - Cancels filter settings and shows all records in the "Recovery Points" list. 

"Recovery Point" List

The "Recovery Point" list provides information about Recovery Points in a grid.

You have a possibility to organize information, such as filtering out the items you do not need to see. You can also sort items, limit the number of items displayed per page, and specify which columns you want to display. See Customize the Recovery Points list.

To see the name of the column heading, hover the mouse pointer over the column heading, without clicking it. The title will be displayed in a yellow tooltip.


  • Checkbox - Allows you to select the item in the list.
  • ID - Identification number generated by the system.
  • Created On - Date and time when the Recovery Point was created.
  • State - Recovery Point state (Available, Locked, Merged, etc.)
  • Devices - Devices that where replicated to the Recovery Point.
  • Archived - Means that this Recovery Point has already been archived. See Access archive points, Run archive policies.
  • Multi-Volume Snapshot -This option can be useful if the MS SQL Server has files across more than one Device. The check-box is hidden on Linux Policies and un-checked by default on new and upgraded Windows Policies.
    If the SQL Server has files across more than one Device, and the "Multi-Volume Snapshot" option is not selected, then the system displays an alert message.
  • Recovery Point Verified - Means that this Recovery Point has already been verified. See Run Disk Safe verification.
  • Actions - This column provides access to actions available for the selected Recovery Point.
    • Browse - You can view the replicated files and folders and select the ones to restore. See Browse recovery points, Restore files.
    • Bare Metal Restore - You can open Bare Metal Restore Wizard to set the restore options.
    • Lock - You can protect the Recovery Point from merging. See Lock recovery points.

List Buttons

The buttons allow you to work with one or several items selected in the "Recovery Points" list.

  • Disk Safe - Disk Safe where the Recovery Point is located.
  • Server - The assigned Server.
  • Merge Selected - Once one or several Recovery Points are checked in the list, this button allows you to merge them. See Merge recovery points.
  • Lock Selected - Once one or several unlocked Recovery points are checked in the list, this button allows you to lock them. See Lock recovery points.
  • Unlock Selected - Once one or several locked Recovery Points are checked in the list, this button allows you to unlock them.

Pages Navigation

The Pages Navigation pane allows you to divide the Recovery Points into pages by specifying the desired number of items per page. The Pages Navigation pane provides buttons to navigate from one page to another.

  • Arrows - Turns over pages.
    • First - Opens the fist page.
    • Previous - Opens the previous page.
    • Next - Opens the next page.
    • Last - Opens the last page.
  • Page Number - Field where to type in the page number. Press <Enter> to go to the required page. The total number of the existing pages is shown on the pane.
  • Items Per Page - Used to define how many items to display per page in the "Recovery Points" list. The system remembers your settings. Unless you change this settings, you see 10 items per page. If you want to see more/less items per page, you can change the number and press <Enter>. The maximum number of items per page is 25.

Details Pane

This pane provides detailed information about the Recovery Point selected in the list. Most of the presented data is the same as the data shown in the "Recovery Point" list columns.

Details Tab

  • Time Created - Date and time when the Recovery Point is created.
  • Status - Shows a state of the Recovery Point (Available, Locked, Merged, etc.)
  • Disk Safe - Disk Safe where the Recovery Point is located.
  • Server - The assigned Server.
    You can collapse/expand the details of the Disk Safe (or Server) by clicking on the "Detail" icon.

Devices Tab

This table displays information about the replicated devices in the columns:

  • State - Graphically indicates the Device state (Incomplete, Complete, Error, Merged, etc.)
  • Type - Last Synch Type (Initial Replica, Replication or Block Scan).
  • Mount Point - A mount point is a directory (typically an empty one) in the currently accessible filesystem on which an additional filesystem is mounted (i.e., logically attached). For more information see Mount Point.
    For example, for Windows systems, a Mount Point can be shown as follows:
  • Size - The measuring characteristic of Device showing how large it is, in other words, what space is available on the Device. Example: 8.0 GB.
  • Content Type - The file system created on the Device. Example: NTFS.
  • Block Size - A file system property which indicates a nominal length of a block in the Device. Example: 4.0 KB.
    Click the "plus" sign to see more information for a Device.

Storage Configuration Tab

  • Partition Tables - The list of partition tables.
  • Software RAID Arrays - The list of Software RAID (for Linux only).
  • LVM Volume Groups - The list of LVM (for Linux only).
    Click on the plus sign to see the details.
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