Veeam’s Instant Recovery feature lets you restart a virtual machine instantly without having to restore the entire storage. Access to the VM file is redirected from the backup files.
This feature is available with virtual machine backups and with agents.
It is possible to use backups made with Veeam agents to make P2V or V2V.
The screenshots of the tutorial have been made since a backup of a computer with an agent, the restore from a backup of a VM is almost identical.
Perform an instant restore under Hyper-V
At this stage, it is possible to change the name and system UUID of the machine to avoid duplicates on the network.
You can see that Veeam has created several snapshots.
15. Once the validated operation of your virtual machine has been validated, it is possible to put it back into production, return the Veeam console, right click on the virtual machine in Instant Recovery 1 and click on Migrate to production 2 .
16. Wait during the restoration, it is possible to follow the progress in the current tasks from the Veeam console.