Restoring folders on Backup Exec System Recovery


I have been using Symantec BESR 2010 since the last year; anytime that i want to restore a file, i do it without problem.

Today i wanted to restore a folder with all its contents, but i culdn't find how to do that (i could find the folder name, but the "Recover File" button is always grayed.

How can i restore a folder, preserving all its contents and its structure?

Thank you.

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Paul SolovyovskySenior IT AdvisorCommented:
You could mount the image as a recovery point using the recovery point browser and copy and paste to original location  The only piece you will lose is permissions, they will take the default volume permissions.
kalvilloAuthor Commented:
Right now, my backup schedule is as follow:

Everyday, i backup 5 folders with files that are modified on a daily basis.
At saturday, i make a "Recovery Point" that backups all the server (drive C:, drive D:)

Do i need to backup all the server (i.e. make "Recovery Points") daily?

Thank you
kalvilloAuthor Commented:
Another question... i tried "mounting" the recovery point, and it appears on Windows Explorer as it was another hard drive, but when i try to un-mount it, i receive the following error:

Cannot dismount drive. Please verify the drive is not locked by another process.

Right now, i'm not doing backups, so, how can i dismount the drive? everytime that i need to dismount, do i need to reboot the server?
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Paul SolovyovskySenior IT AdvisorCommented:
You may have a folder open on the volume whih most likely reason you can't dismount.

I would recommend to do full recovery points on weekends and incremental on weekdays. Keep a few weeks worth for online recovery, this way you can restore the whole server of any folder at any recovery point.
kalvilloAuthor Commented:
when i run the Bakup wizard, it never asks me for "incremental backups", where can i specify them?
Paul SolovyovskySenior IT AdvisorCommented:
Create a backup job for the system.  Part of the setup is to tell how often to run.  At this point you should choose weekly and configure a time on the weekend.  Above this is the defacto incremental which you can set for example to Sun-Mon if you do your full on weekends.  You can also tell it to un more than once per day and you can setup time incremental which will delegate how oftem.  Number of sets should be two if you have room.  

Just keep in mind that you will need to creat a recovery point set for this to work correctly

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