Restore Entire Disk in extended size fails

Summary

Under the following circumstances, Restore Entire Disk in extended size fails.

– When OS is running, restore the backup image of a disk including the system of the machine to the second bare metal disk in extended size.

Causes

ActiveImage Protector 2018 restores Disk Signature of backup image file.
When the backup source is included in the first disk, Restore Entire Disk in extended size fails in error since there exist two identical signatures.
Restore Entire Disk in the original size normally completes since the restoring disk is performed offline.

Workaround

Please take one of the following operating procedures.
1) Perform Restore Entire Disk in the original size.
2) Select [Use target disk signature] in Restore Target settings and restore entire disk in extended size.
3) Boot up boot environment and restore disk when the restore target disk only is recognized.



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