Guidelines for restoring from a Point in Time Rollback

The following describes the guidelines for restoring from a Point in Time Rollback:


Only system administrators can restore from a Point in Time Rollback.

Backup image and method requirements

You must select from backups that were enabled for Instant Recovery and made with the VxFS_Checkpoint, vxvm, or NAS_Snapshot methods.

File system requirements

  • To restore from backups that were created with the VxFS_Checkpoint method requires the VxFS File System 4.0 or later and Disk Layout 6.

  • For NAS_Snapshot, the file system requirements depend on the NAS vendor.