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Restore a Snapshot to a Volume

Druva CloudRanger allows you to restore a snapshot to a new unattached EBS volume, in an Availability Zone of your choice.

To restore a 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 select the snapshot that you wish to restore. On the backup details page, click Restore.
    Alternatively, you may select the snapshot from the Backups page, and then click Restore to initiate the restore process.​​​​​

Note: By default, Snapshots and S3 Archive are displayed under EBS Backups.

On the Restore dialog, select the restore type you wish to proceed with. The File Level Recovery option is selected by default.

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3. Select the Restore as a volume option.

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You may modify the volume settings and Tags based on your business requirements:




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


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

Note: Druva CloudRanger 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.



This section displays the tag keys that have been specified for the source EC2 instance or the AMI.

Tags act as metadata to help identify and organize your AWS resources.


The Value will depend on the Key specified.

Key: Created by Policy; Value: New

Key: Origin; Value: Origin ID


4. Click Finish.

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

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