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Simulate restore

Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

Tests writer involvement in restore sessions on the computer without issuing PreRestore or PostRestore events to writers.

simulate restore

  • Simulate restore is used to test whether or not restore with writers can be successful.

  • Before you can use simulate restore, you must load a DiskShadow metadata file by using the load metadata command. This loads the selected writers and components for the restore.

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