Full restore

A complete or full restore is commenced by selecting the task to restore. The rsync command shows either the --dry-run backup command or the restore command to execute. You might copy the command to a terminal window to check the result of a run. It is a --dry-run only and simulates the real run.

It is advised do a full restore to a temporary restore catalog. To commence a full restore select a task and the restore button.

  • the synchronize radio button shows the actual rsync command for synchronize task including all parameters
  • the restore radio button shows the rsync command for restore including all parameters from the backup task
  • the verify radio button shows the rsync command for verifying

The Restore view does an estimate of numbers to transfer. It is advised to check the tmp catalog. By selecting Restore button in the restore view commence the restore process. You are prompted to confirm to commence a full restore.

If selected the restore will copy all files in destination to the temporary local restore catalog. For snapshot task a restore from is from the most recent snapshot. You are prompted to confirm to commence a full restore.

The tmp catalog must be set in userconfig. If not set RsyncOSX informs about it.

Written on April 10, 2018