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Recovery Manager for SharePoint

Powerful, easy-to-user SharePoint backup & recovery

With Recovery Manager for SharePoint, you can simplify and accelerate granular and disaster-level SharePoint restores. Dell’s flexible tool lets you leverage your existing enterprise or native backups in order to perform granular searches, previews and comparisons. From your existing backups, you can then execute restores—even when your data is offline or stored in external or remote BLOB storage (EBS/RBS).

Recovery Manager for SharePoint:

  • Simplifies SharePoint recovery with enhanced search and preview capabilities
  • Speeds recovery projects by recovering data directly where it is needed
  • Offers a single solution for all SharePoint restores including granular, farm-level and externalized data recovery, even if you don’t have an enterprise backup solution
  • Streamlines the recovery process by not requiring of database engineers or access to SQL Server in order to complete restores
  • Reduce the costs of SharePoint backup and recovery by using your existing backups

Features

  • Leverage your existing backups—Use your existing backups to recover the data you need instead of creating completely new, duplicates. Recovery Manager integrates with SQL Server and SharePoint native backups, as well as Dell LiteSpeed for SQL and other third-party backups, to enhance index and search capabilities and simplify restore process.
  • Improved discovery and indexing—Save time searching for and through existing backups and recycle bins to get the exact data you need. Recovery Manager automatically discovers and indexes your existing backups, including externalized SharePoint data, as they are created so you can locate and preview missing items across multiple backups and recycle bins before restoring them.
  • Complete restores—Spend less time and effort in the recovery process with full-fidelity data restores, including permissions, version history, workflow status and metadata. Recovery Manager automatically restores data back to its previous environment including workflow status and permissions.
  • Access anytime—Get users the SharePoint data they need when they need it—even when SharePoint is down. Recovery Manager recovers data to non-SharePoint locations, like a desktop or a fileshare, so users are never without the content they need.  
  • Secure backup and recovery—Keep your SharePoint configurations and data secure no matter what. Recovery Manager performs site, site collection, web application and farm restores, including all content, services and configuration settings.

Sys Reqs

System Requirements

Before installing Recovery Manager for SharePoint 4.7, ensure that your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:

Hardware requirements

ProcessorIntel® Pentium® 1 GHz processor (x86, x64)
MemoryMinimum 512MB on the SharePoint Back-End servers. 2 GB of RAM are recommended.
Operating System

Any of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 7

Software requirements

Additional Software

Any of the following

  • Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) version 2.0
  • Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) version 3.0
  • SharePoint Portal Server (SPS) 2003
  • Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013
Additional Software
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (SP1 recommended)
  • LiteSpeed 6.1.0 or higher (required for enhanced backup analysis)

Browser requirements

Platform

Any of the following:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

Database requirements

SQL Server

Any of the following:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP4
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP1 or later SPs
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express SP1 or later SPs
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Note: Before installing Recovery Manager for SharePoint Agent, make sure you have Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 installed.

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Schedule Backup

Schedule Backup

Recovery Manager can use your existing backups or it can schedule native SharePoint and SQL Backups for you.

SharePoint Hierarchy

SharePoint Hierarchy

After analyzing the backup, Recovery Manager shows the hierarchy of the site content.

Auto-Discovery of Available Backups

Auto-Discovery of Available Backups

Search all backups made for a particular content database discovered by the Management Console automatically. In addition, the “Search in Recycle Bin” option allows you to search for particular items across multiple backups and in live SharePoint Recycle Bins simultaneously.

Document Preview

Document Preview

Recovery Manager for SharePoint provides a convenient way to search, locate and preview any item from across multiple database backups before restoring it.

Flexible Restore Options

Flexible Restore Options

With Recovery Manager, any recovered content can be restored to any SharePoint instance or saved to a file system.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

If the worst happens with your SharePoint environment, use Recovery Manager to restore your entire farm, including content, services and configuration settings. You can also use the Preview mode to see what Recovery Manager would restore in the event of a SharePoint disaster.

Recovery Manager Web Access

Recovery Manager Web Access

A new web interface allows users to search for documents across backups and post requests to restore a particular document from a particular backup file or a Recycle Bin.

Two-Tier Delegation

Two-Tier Delegation

The administrator, responsible for the product installation, backup discovery, analysis and restore, can delegate the time-consuming task of locating a required document to other users. The users can also be granted the rights to restore the documents they need.

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