Restoring from a Point in Time Rollback

Use the following procedure to restore from a Point in Time Rollback.

To restore from a Point in Time Rollback

  1. Click File > Select Files and Folders to Restore > from Point in Time Rollback.

  2. To specify the server, source client, policy type, and destination client, click File > Specify NetBackup Machines and Policy Type.

  3. In the NetBackup History pane, click the backup image to restore.

    All nonexpired Instant Recovery backups appear. You can select only one backup image.

  4. In the All Folders pane, click the check box next to the root node or a mount point below root.

    You can select a file system or a volume, but not lower-level components.

  5. Preview a list of required media for the restore:

    Click Actions > Preview Media

    If the required backup images to restore the data are on disk storage units rather than removable media such as tape, no media is listed.

    Click OK to close the dialog box.

  6. Click Actions > Start Restore of Marked Files.

  7. In the Restore Marked Files dialog box, select from the following options to meet the requirements for the restore:

    Destination

    Restore Options

    Select from the following restore options:

    Job Priority

    You can change the priority of this restore by clicking Override default priority, and then set a priority number.

    The default is 90000. The available range is 0 to 99999.

    See About Job Priority for restores.

  8. Click Start Restore.

  9. In the dialog box that appears, click Yes to view the restore status.

    The restore may take a few minutes to complete. After you start a restore operation, you can close Backup, Archive, and Restore and perform other tasks on your computer. NetBackup continues the restore operation in the background.

More Information

Media required dialog box

About Restoring from a Point in Time Rollback

View Status dialog box