You can restore a virtual machine from any restore point created when the Data Protection Service backs up a vApp.

Verify that you have a subscription to the Data Protection Service.

Verify that you have end user or virtual infrastructure administrator privileges.


From the VDCs protected or vAPPs protected tabs, click the link in the Available Restore Points column for the vApp that you want to restore.

The restore points dialog box appears.


Select the restore point to use.


From the top menu, select one of the following options:

Restore as New vAPP

Restore vAPP In-place

See Ways to Restore Virtual Machines for information.


If you are creating a new vApp from the restore point (Restore as New vAPP), specify these settings:


Select the virtual data center for the vApp from the drop-down list.


Enter a name for the new vApp.


From the Restore field, select one of the following options:

Entire vApp

Select specific Virtual Machines to restore and select the check boxes of the virtual machines to restore.


Click Restore.

A confirmation message appears that the vApp was restored successfully.