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Druva Documentation

Restoring Data

Overview

Explains what the feature is or what its benefits are to the user or customer.

Restoring data using inSync Web

You can restore files only via inSync Web. Sync Web. 

If inSync server is attending to other requests, your restore request is put in a queue. The inSync server attends to your restore request in the chronology defined by the queue. 

If your restore is interrupted, inSync automatically resumes it after the issue causing the interrupt is resolved. 

 

To restore data:

  1. Open inSync Web
  2. On the navigation bar, click Restore.
  3. Select the device and the snapshot from which you want to restore data.
  4. Select the file or folder that you want to restore and click Restore. The Restore to Device dialog box appears.
  5. Enter the required details:
  • Restore to device: Click the device to which you want to restore your data.
  • Restore location: Select the restore location. 

Viewing the restore queue

Restores to a device are lined up in a queue and executed sequentially.

 

To view the restore queue

  1. Open inSync Web
  2. On the navigation bar, click Restore.
  3. On the Restore bar, click View Details.
The Restore bar appears when there is at least one restore in queue.

The Restore Details window appears. It displays the progress of restores that are in progress, lined in a queue, or completed.

Cancelling restore activities

You can cancel restores that are in progress or lined up in queue. Once cancelled, restore progress does not appear in the Restore Details window.

 

To cancel restore activities

  1. Open inSync Web
  2. On the navigation bar, click Restore
  3. On the Restore bar, click View Details
  4. Cancel the restore activities:
  • To cancel a single restore, click Cancel against that restore.
  • To cancel all restores, click Cancel All Restores.
  1. Click Yes.

Status of file metadata after restore

inSync restores the following metadata about the files when they are restored to their original location.

Windows Linux Mac
  • Access control list
  • Modified and access timestamps
  • Permissions: UGO, RWX
  • Modified and access timestamps
  • HFS+ extended attributes (i.e. xattr)
  • POSIX permissions
  • Modified and access timestamps

If a file is restored to a custom location, none of the metadata (except HFS+ extended attributes for Mac) are restored.

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