Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

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Re: Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

Veeam Logoby SKratzTS » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:58 pm

For forensics purposes, this would be very useful (probably run into issues with bitlockered/encrypted drives doing this, though...)
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Re: Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

Veeam Logoby the_mentor » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:40 pm

+1
This would be useful in many cases as many people suggested.
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Re: Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

Veeam Logoby Mike Resseler » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:49 am

@Steve Kratz,

You have a valid point. If the drive is bitlockered we won't be able to read the data. However, if you have the bitlocker key to unlock it (and I assume this is a corporate environment so...) would that be enough so you can take the backup as an administrator? (That would also block unjustified use of the ISO since only the admin or technician would be able to do it...)

Just a thought, feedback is welcome ;-)
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[MERGED] Backup via recovery media

Veeam Logoby Houns89 » Tue May 02, 2017 12:14 pm

Hello,

one short question:
is it possible to create a backup with the recovery media?

my situation:
I often have to test IPCs with different software installations and/or windows installations with special drivers or programs.
I'd like to create backup before the first windows start.
So I could always start again with the original setup.


Sorry for my stupid question.
At the moment I'm using veeam endpoint backup free. But I didn't find this feature.
Is there a workaround via the commandline?


Thanks and kind regards,
Houns
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Re: Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Tue May 02, 2017 12:55 pm

Currently, creating backups from the recovery media is not possible.
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Re: Feature Request - Create Backup from Recovery Media

Veeam Logoby Guillou » Tue May 02, 2017 1:28 pm

For same goal that Houns89 could you please add this feature to make Standalone full backups
Thanks.
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