Test restore of server backup
Posted on 2013-12-06
I am backing up server 2008 R2 using Windows Backup. I am backing up everything (bare metal, system state C: and D:)
Backup is running daily.
Destination of backup is LUN connected to the server via iSCSI initiator. LUN is created on Synology NAS (DS211)
What I want to do is take this backup and do a test restore on a virtual machine. I do not know how.
That LUN I do not see in windows explorer, only in disk manager on that server so I am not able to see content
On synology I see LUN but also not the content
If I stop backup schedule on server, windows backuo realeses that LUN so it is visible in windows explorer with a drive letter but I am not able to access it (Access denied)
Is there some way, best practise how to do this?