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Managing snapshots

Overview

This topic explains what snapshots are and provides instruction on how to view and delete snapshots.

About snapshots

Whenever data is backed up from a device, a snapshot is created on the inSync server. A snapshot is a “point in time image” of the backup folders and indicates the state of the backup folders at a particular point of time. It lists the files and folders that were present in the backup folders when the device was being backed up. Snapshots are represented by the date and time when the backup was taken.

Viewing snapshots of a device

To view the snapshots of a device

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Users.
  2. Click the user, snapshots of whose device you want to view.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • If you want to view the snapshots stored in the primary storage, click Restore > Manage Snapshots of Primary.
    • If you want to view the snapshots stored in the secondary storage, click Restore > Manage Snapshots of Secondary.

    The Manage Snapshots window appears.
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  4. Select the device whose snapshots you want to view.

The list of snapshots of the device is displayed on the left panel. Each snapshot is identified by the date and time the backup was taken.

Deleting snapshots of a device

To delete snapshot of a device

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Users.
  2. Click the user, snapshots of whose device you want to delete.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • If you want to delete the snapshots stored in the primary storage, click Restore > Manage Snapshots of Primary.
    • If you want to delete the snapshots stored in the secondary storage, click Restore > Manage Snapshots of Secondary.

    The Manage Snapshots window appears.

  4. Select the device whose snapshots you want to delete.
  5. Select the snapshots you want to delete and click Delete Snapshot.
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