About the dissimilar disk restore process
|Article:HOWTO68809|||||Created: 2012-02-06|||||Updated: 2012-02-06|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO68809|
In a standard restore, BMR uses the current client configuration to recreate the original system. Little or no intervention is required because the original system is moved onto the original disk configuration.
In a dissimilar disk restore, intervention is required because you have to map the volume configuration from the protected client to the new disks. (Disk refers to a physical disk and volume refers to a logical division of disk space on one or more physical disks.)
Mapping occurs as follows:
Before the restore. You can create a configuration you can edit (an editable restore configuration) and initialize that configuration with the new disk layouts. Then map the original volume configuration to the new disks. After you finish mapping, you restore the client using the restore configuration.
You should use dissimilar disk restore in the following circumstances:
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