System Administration Guide
Chapter 3, Backing up filesystems

Selecting directories or files to restore

Selecting directories or files to restore

To select directories or files to restore: 

  1. Select ``Directories or Files'' and click on the Select button.

    If you specified to save the backup contents lists, the ``Backup File'' list contains the filenames from the backup contents list. Continue with step 2.

    If you did not chose to save the backup contents lists, this information is not available online. Skip to step 3. 

  2. Select files or directories to restore from the ``Backup File'' list and click on the Add button. The files appear in the ``Files to Restore'' list.

    To display files in a directory, double-click on the directory. To return to the previous directory listing, click on Show Parent Directory.

    To search for a specific filename on the media, click on Search for Pattern, enter the pattern, and click on OK. You can use the ``*'' and ``?'' Bourne shell wildcard characters in the search pattern. See ``Browsing backup file lists'' for more information.

    Instead of selecting from the ``Backup File'' list, you can enter specific files or directories to restore by clicking on the Specify Files button. When prompted, enter the file or directory name to restore and click on Add or press <Enter>. The file appears in the ``Files to Restore'' list. Enter as many filenames as you like. When you finish selecting files to restore, click on Close.

    To remove files from the ``Files to Restore'' list, select the files and click on Remove. Remove all the files from this list by clicking on Remove All. 

  3. If the ``Backup File'' list is not available online, you can do one of the following:

    When you finish selecting files to restore, click on OK.

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