Restoring individual items from a FlashBackup backup

Use the following procedure to restore individual items from a FlashBackup backup.

To restore individual items from a FlashBackup backup

  1. Click File > Select Files and Folders to Restore > from Normal Backup.

  2. If necessary, specify the master server that has the backups that you want to restore.

    See About specifying NetBackup servers.

  3. Specify the source and the destination clients for the restore.

    See About specifying NetBackup clients.

  4. Select the policy type:

    • Click File > Specify NetBackup Machines and Policy Types.

    • In the Policy type for restore list, select either FlashBackup (for UNIX clients) or FlashBackup-Windows (for Windows clients).

    • Click OK.

  5. The items you can restore appear in the Contents pane.

    If no items appear, use a different search method.

    See Finding the items you want to restore.

  6. Select the items that you want to restore.

  7. Click Actions > Start Restore of Marked Files.

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


    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.

  9. Click Start Restore.

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

    See View Status dialog box.

    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

Marking and unmarking files and directories (folders)