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Restore Archived Snapshots to a Volume

Druva CloudRanger allows you to restore snapshots archived to S3 storage to a volume, with options to restore backups across Accounts or Regions.

To restore an archived snapshot to a volume:

  1. Log into your Druva CloudRanger console and navigate to Resources > EBS.

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  2. Navigate to the Backups tab and apply the S3 Archive filter to view archived snapshots.
    By default, Snapshots and S3 Archive are displayed under EBS Backups.

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  3. Select the archived snapshot that you wish to restore, and then click Restore.

Note: Temporary resources will be required to restore snapshots from S3 Archives, and CloudRanger will trigger a notification before initiating the restore.

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4. Click Proceed.

The Restore Snapshot page displays an overview of the snapshot with the associated tags.

5. Select the Restore as a volume option. 

Note: When restoring a snapshot from S3 Archive, the File level recovery and Restore as an instance option will remain disabled. These features will be supported as part of upcoming enhancements.

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You can choose to modify the following settings, as applicable:

Field Description

Account

Select the Druva CloudRanger Account to which the archived snapshot is to be restored.

Region

Select the AWS Region to which the archived snapshot is to be restored.

Note:  Druva CloudRanger now supports cross-account and cross-region restores when restoring snapshots as a volume. 

Volume Name

[Mandatory] Enter a name for the volume.

Volume Size

The volume size in GB.
The value here must be greater than or equal to the backup data size of the snapshot.

Availability Zone

Select an availability zone within the region where you want the volume to be stored.
For more information, see Regions and Availability Zones.

Volume Type

Volume type for the volume, for example General Purpose SSD.
 For more information, see Amazon EBS Volume Types.

6. Click Confirm.

The restored snapshots will now be available on the Restores page.
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