Restore files and filesystems saved with dump. Learn more with 'man restore'.
To rebuild a filesystem, it is best to start clean. Start clean with the command newfs. For example, a server has the mount point /home at /dev/idad0s1g.
umount /home newfs /dev/idad0s1g mount /dev/idad0s1g /home cd /home restore -rf /backup/dump_level_0 restore -rf /backup/dump_level_1 restore -rf /backup/dump_level_2 # Do until all dump levels are restored rm restoresymtable cd /
An interactive restore allows you to select which files or directories to restore. Use this command to restore files to an already populated directory. To restore files to the mount point /home, follow the example
cd /home restore -if /backup/dump_level_0
Once you are in restore interactive there are a number of commands you may use. Enter 'help' to get a list of commands. Add the files or directories you wish to extract. Wildcards are acceptable. When done adding, extract the files into the filesystem. For example:
ls # List directory contents cd export # Change to the export directory add mine # Add the file or directory named export cd / add * # Add all files and directories in the present directory delete notmine # Remove notmine from the extraction extract # extract the selected files
The restore process begins after you answer 2 question.
Specify next volume #: 1 set owner/mode for '.'? [yn] n
Verify that all worked as expected.