18.9 Restoring Data from an Online Pool Snapshot

You can restore a point-in-time version of data from a pool snapshot by manually copying the data from an online snapshot volume to another location.

  1. In iManager, click Storage > Pools.

    For instructions, see Section 10.1.5, Accessing Roles and Tasks in iManager.

  2. Select a server to manage to view a list of its pools.

    For instructions, see Section 10.1.6, Selecting a Server to Manage.

  3. Online the pool snapshot that contains the version of the file you want to restore.

    For information, see Section 18.7.1, Using iManager to Online a Pool Snapshot.

  4. Select Storage > Volumes to go to the volumes page.

  5. Select the snapshot volume (such as VOL1_SV) from the Volumes list, then click Mount.

    Snapshot volumes are mounted Read Only. You cannot modify the content of files on the snapshot.

  6. Use any normal method to copy the file of interest from the mounted snapshot volume to a new location.