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Restore data by using the inSync client

Overview

Your inSync administrator can make it mandatory for you to provide your inSync account credentials when you restore data by using the inSync client. In this scenario, the Druva inSync Restore window appears where you must provide your inSync account credentials.

Note: If you change the language for the inSync Web interface or the Restore Backup Data window, the content within the Restore Backup Data window appears in the appropriate language. However, the file names and the folder names are not translated.

Procedure

To restore data

  1. Start the inSync client.
  2. On the Summary page, click Restore.
    If your administrator has made it mandatory for you to provide your inSync account credentials, the Druva inSync Restore window appears.
    • Type your username and password for your inSync account.
    • Click Login. The Restore window appears.

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  3. On the Restore Backup Data window, click the device and then select the snapshot from which you want to restore data.
  4. Browse and select the folders that you want to restore and then click Restore. The Restore to Device window appears.
    You can also search for the backup data. For more information, see Search for backup data.

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  5. Provide the appropriate information for each field.
    Field Action
    Restore data size No action required. This field displays the total number of files and folders and the size of the data that you want to restore.
    Restore to device

    Click the device to which you want to restore the data.

    You cannot restore data to your mobile device or from your mobile device to your laptop. When you perform a restore operation, the mobile devices that are added to your inSync account do not appear in the Restore to device list.

    Restore to location

    If you want to restore the data to the device's desktop, click Desktop.

    The inSync client restores the data on the desktop in the following format:

    Wed Mar 11 12-15-39 2015\{{My Documents}}\07_Oct_2014
    

    Where Wed Mar 11 is the date of the restore, 12-15-39 is the time of the restore, 2015 is the year of the restore, My Documents in the folder configured for backup, 07_Oct_2014 is the snapshot that you restored from the storage.

    If you want to restore the data to the folder from which it was backed up, click Original Location. This option is available only when you are restoring data to the device from which it was backed up.

    If you want to restore data to a custom location, click Custom Location. Specify custom location text box appears.

    Specify custom location This text box appears only if you click Custom Location. Type the path to the folder where you want to restore the data.
  6. Click Ok. The data restore starts. A restore bar appears. You can view the progress of data restore.