Selecting data to restore
When you are setting up a
restore job, the first thing you do is select the data you want to
restore. You can select data from the View by Resource tab or the
View by Media tab.
You can find a list of
icons that appear on the backup selections pane at the following
On the View by Resource
tab, restore selections are listed by the resource from which they
were backed up.
The View by Media tab
displays nodes that represent the media that contain backup sets.
Each node displays the media label for the media on which the
backup set is contained.
If a backup set spans
multiple pieces of media, the node for that backup set displays the
media labels for all of those pieces of media. Beneath that node,
the backup sets displays.
image restore selections do not appear on the View by Media tab.
You can view true image restore selections on the View by Resource
To expand the view for a
resource or piece of media, click the adjacent box that contains
the plus sign (+). To collapse the view, click the minus sign
When the view is
expanded, backup sets contained on the resource or media are
displayed. You can expand the backup set to view the data included
in the backup. The data that has been backed up from the resource
appears in the right pane of the Restore Job Properties -
Selections dialog box. Remember that only media cataloged or backed
up at this server are displayed in the views. If you want to
restore data backed up at another installation of Backup Exec, you
must catalog the media first.
You can traverse file
levels from either side of the window by clicking folders and
subfolders as they appear.
To select data, select
the check box next to the drives, directory, or file you want to
restore. If the Include Subdirectories option is selected on the
Restore Job Properties dialog box, all files and directories at or
below the selected directory level are included in the restore
The check box and check
mark displayed vary depending on the item's status.