With Backup Exec, you can
retrieve information from storage media, including media created
with backup software other than Backup Exec, and restore it to any
server or remote workstation.
In most cases, you will
need to restore only one file, but there may be times when
directories, groups of files, or an entire system will need to be
Backup Exec offers the
following methods for finding the files you need to restore:
Table: Methods for finding files to restore
Lists backed up data by the resource from which it was backed
up. This feature is useful for finding files that were located on a
certain server or workstation.
Lists the data that is contained on a piece of media. This
feature is useful for viewing the contents of a tape that was
backed up from another media server.
Selections detail view
Enables you to specify file and date attributes for the data you
want to restore.
Enables you to find files or other items that you want to
restore, or to make sure that you have backups of certain files.
This feature also enables you to see all cataloged, backed up
versions of a file, so you can restore earlier versions if
You can select options
that you want to use for most restore jobs. Backup Exec will use
the default options unless you override them when setting up a
specific restore job.
When creating your restore jobs, you can do the
Restore data to the system from which it was
originally backed up or redirect the restore to another system.
Specify if the restore job should begin processing
immediately or schedule it to run at a future time.
Specify which local network is to be used for
restoring data, ensuring that other connected critical networks are
not affected by this Backup Exec job.