NetVault Backup Plug-in for NDMP 11.4.5 - Application Notes for Isilon

Restoring data to an alternate filer

To relocate a backup to an alternate filer, use the following procedure. This procedure can be useful during a server migration or disaster recovery operation.

Before you start the restore procedure, add the target filer to the plug-in. For more information, see the Quest NetVault Backup Plug‑in for NDMP User’s Guide.

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Click Edit Plugin Options, and in the NDMP Server box, type the name of the target filer.

Searching for files in savesets

The Search option on the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page allows you to find specific files or data items without opening any savesets or browsing through their contents. You can use filenames or regular expressions to find the data items that you want to restore.

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On the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page, click Search.
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In the Search for files in savesets dialog box, configure the following options:
Search String: Type the search string.
Regular expression search: To use POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface for Unix) regular expressions in the Search String box, select this check box.
Case sensitive: To perform a case-sensitive search, select this check box.
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Click Search. On the Search Results page, you can view the savesets that contain the specified files or data items.

Viewing media list

The Media List option on the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page lets you view information about the media items used to store a backup. You can view details about the data segments and index segments for a backup.

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On the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page, select the applicable saveset.
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In the Saveset Information area, click Media List.
Backup size: This area shows the total size of the saveset in number of bytes
Data segment table: This table shows information about the media items that contain the data segments. You can view the following details: media label, media group label, stream ID, starting byte number, ending byte number, and media location
Index segment table: This table shows information about the media items that contain the index segments. You can view the media label and media location.

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