Both Replay 4 and AppAssure 5 perform image level backups by first taking a full snapshot before copying the incremental snapshot thereafter. Keep in mind that due to the limitations of VSS, backups of the database will be in a crash-consistent state. With this type of backup you would need to perform one of the following restores
This backup typically works on most applications, however in certain instances you will need to perform a “manual recovery.”
AD recovery scenarios
The following sections describe the steps necessary to perform restores in the aforementioned scenarios.
Note that no other steps are required, as replication of AD records will perform automatically.
Scenarios 3 and 4