Now that we have some backups made, let’s run a restore and discuss some tips and tricks!
You accidentally deleted some files, but they should still be in one of your backups. Let’s take a look at how to restore them!
Hit the restore button on the left and select your backup set.
In the next screen we can select from which backup we want to restore the files and which files to restore. As you can see below, I misplaced some JPG files.
Hit continue and choose where you want the restored files to go. Since this is a test, I’ve selected a different location. Once done, hit restore.
Restore all done, too quick to capture! 😉
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Restore files when everything is gone!
Let’s say your SSD/HDD crashed or the whole computer was stolen, how do you get your data back?
Step 1: Look up bucket name
Look up the bucket name you used for this client on your tenant Minio server. In our case that’s port 50001 for this test. Use the Access and private key that where provided.
As we can see, I called the backup for this PC “quingame-testback”.
Step 2: Install Duplicati and restore file
To continue, install Duplicati on the PC where you want to restore the files. Once done, it should look like this:
Click restore and select “Direct restore from backup files …” and click next >.
Once there, fill in all the details like you would for a new client.
Fill in the encryption key you also used when setting this client up!
Duplicati will open it’s database remotely from the storage location (Minio S3 server) and let you look up the backup you need.
Select the date and files you want and hit continue.
Other tips and tricks
Other tips and tricks are going to follow, check back here sometimes for updates!