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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Perform Bare Metal Recovery From Microsoft OneDrive

In this post, we are going to perform bare metal recovery on a laptop where backup data is stored in Microsoft OneDrive. Assuming that you've perform a full backup using Veeam Agent for Windows. To do so, please refer to here.

Next, create a recovery media from Veeam Agent.

Once a Recovery Media (VeeamRecoveryMedia_LaptopName.iso) has created, make a bootable USB drive. You can use this tool-

Boot your laptop using bootable USD drive.

Select Bare Metal Recovery option

On backup location, select "Network Storage"

On Network Storage, we will select "Microsoft OneDrive". This is the place where a full backup is placed.

On Microsoft OneDrive page, enter your credential.

Once successful connected, you able to view and select your restore point

 On Restore Mode page, select "Entire Computer"

Click Restore to start bare metal recovery. This process will take a bit longer depending on your Internet bandwidth.
We are restoring original size 60GB size.
Backup size (after compression & deduplication) - 13GB

Voila! Reboot the laptop & you're back to healthy state with all your data intact.