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Restored VM boots to Microsoft System Recovery Options

Post by redhorse » Jan 21, 2015 1:26 pm

Hello,

I started a VM restore of a machine with MS Windows Server 2008 R2 but it only boots to Microsoft System Recovery Options where I can see via command-line that the file system and the partitions are available but when using bootrec there were no identified Operating Systems found. The original machine is working and booting but I can't restore it from Veeam neither with Instant VM recovery nor with "normal" VM recovery or any other workarounds.

My Support Case ID is #00731101.

Has someone any idea?
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Re: Restored VM boots to Microsoft System Recovery Options

Post by Vitaliy S. » Jan 22, 2015 12:41 pm

Do you have this issue for all restore points?

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Re: Restored VM boots to Microsoft System Recovery Options

Post by redhorse » Jan 22, 2015 3:01 pm 2 people like this post

Yes I had with all restore points but now I know what was wrong.

It was a problem with CBT because I had exactly the same issue after a new installation via a template. I forgot the template when I reset all CBT information for all machines as it was recommended by VMWare and Veeam. I changed the size of the virtual disk of the machine and after that I had this issue. Resetting CBT and starting a new backup solved it.

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Re: Restored VM boots to Microsoft System Recovery Options

Post by Vitaliy S. » Jan 22, 2015 3:43 pm

Good catch!

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