Restore Local and Network Files

This section explains how to use the Local and Network Files restore option, which is used to restore files, folders and VSS applications that do not have their own restore options. Backups created using System Protection, File Protection, File Archiving and Cloud Backup can restore data using the Local and Network Files option. .

The following instructions use a File Protection backup as the example.

To restore Local and Network Files, follow these steps:

  1. Select the Restore tab
  2. The Restore tab has a Home page and a Tools page. The Home page is the default page and the starting point for performing a restore. The Tools page should only be used by experienced users or with the assistance of BackupAssist Technical Support.

  3. Select Local and Network Files
  4. This step starts the guided restore process and opens the Local and Network Files screen.

  5. Select the backup
  6. To select the backup that you want to restore from, click on a backup’s name. This will open the Integrated Restore Console (IRC). The Integrated Restore Console is used to select the data to be restored, where to restore it to and the restore conditions.

  7. Select the data
  8. Use the Integrated Restore Console to select the files, folders and applications that you want to restore.

  9. Select the destination
  10. Use the Integrated Restore Console to select the location that you want to restore the data to. You can also use this step to select other restore options like the data overwrite rules.

  11. Start the restore
  12. When you select the Restore button, the restore process will begin. The Integrated Restore Console will display information about the restore job and provide status updates as the job runs.

  13. Select Done
  14. Once the restore has finished, selecting Done will return you to the main UI.

Your restore has now been completed.