Mounting database copies from AppSync databases

In ESI, you can mount AppSync database copies on VNX or RecoverPoint target hosts.

Note: Some of the field options in the wizard are only available for SQL Server database copies.

To mount a database copy that is using AppSync:

  1. In the left pane of the ESI window, select the AppSync replication service.

  2. In the Actions pane, click Connect.

  3. When the Protection Switch View is selected, select a database and expand it to view the AppSync database copies.

  4. Select a database copy and select Mount in the Actions pane.

  5. In the Mount Database Copy wizard, specify the following, and then click Next.




    Select to mount without recovering the database copy.

    Mount and Recover (SQL Server only)

    Select to mount the database copy to recover the specified instance.

    Mount on Server

    Select the server on which to mount the copy.

    Mount with access

    Select Read-only or Read-write for the mounted copy.

    Mount Path

    Select Default path (displayed on screen) or a new path.

    Recovery Instance (SQL Server only)

    Select the database instance to recover with the selected copy to mount.

    Recovery Type (SQL Server only)

    Select the applicable type: Recovery, NoRecovery, or Standby.

    Database Name Suffix

    Type a suffix name for the recovered database.

  6. In the Review Input Parameters, review the parameters, and then click Next.

  7. In the Progress page, click Next.

      1. Note: Click More Information for more progress details. If a problem occurs, an error message appears with options to resume or roll back the process. After the error is resolved, click Resume to resume the process. Click Rollback to revert to the previously executed step.

  8. In the Summary page, click Finish.


Related links


 Protecting databases with service plans

 ESI overview

 Mounting database copies

 Home window

 Expiring database copies

 AppSync Adapter overview