When a major hardware failure occurs, restore the vSphere Update Manager Download Service node by using the backups that are created as a result from the scheduled backup job for the node.
About this task
- Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
- Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
- Log in using the following credentials.
- Shut down the vSphere Update Manager Download Service virtual appliance.
- Click Home > Hosts and Clusters.
- In the Navigator pane expand the tree.
- Right-click the vSphere Update Manager Download Service appliance object, select Power > Shut Down Guest OS, and click Yes in the Confirm Guest Shut Down dialog box.
- Restore the latest vSphere Update Manager Download Service VM backup from the vSphere Data Protection server.
- On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click the VDP icon.
- On the Welcome to vSphere Data Protection page, select lax01m01vdp01 from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu and click Connect.
- Click the Restore tab.
- Select the node appliance of vSphere Update Manager Download Service.
You see the list of backups of the appliance.
- Select the check box for the latest appliance backup and click the back arrow to return to the list of backups.
- Click Restore on the toolbar.
The Restore backup wizard opens showing the selected backups.
- On the Select Backup page, click Next.
- On the Set Restore Options page, select Restore to original location for each appliance and click Next.
- On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish.
- Click OK to close the Info dialog.
- Verify that the restore is successful.
- On the vSphere Data Protection page, click the Configuration tab and click Log.
- Locate the following logs:
Restore of client named lax01umds01 completed.
- Power on the vSphere Update Manager Download Service node by navigating to the appliance lax01umds01, right-click the appliance object, and select Power > Power On.