Today’s Quick Tip addresses Bare Metal Restore (BMR) for Citrix XenServer. This is a popular virtualized environment used by many of our customers. While the benefits of BMR to a hosting provider are clear, the process for performing a BMR of a paravirtualized machine may not be as obvious.
2) The xvdaX type partitions from the original PV need to be restored to the available sdaX type partitions discovered by the R1Soft Recovery environment.
3) You will need to convert the successfully bare metal restored machine back into a paravirtualized VM.
For detailed instructions on how to do this, including information about other steps typically necessary in HVM to PV conversions, visit our wiki.