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Browse and Restore Data from a Specific Data Path - How To

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Browse Using a Specific MediaAgent

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To browse using a specific MediaAgent:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the agent, instance or backup set that contains the data you want to browse, click All Tasks and then click the available Browse command (command names vary by agent).
  2. From the Browse Options dialog box, choose the MediaAgent that must be used to perform the browse.
  3. If necessary, select the other additional options available in the dialog box.
  4. Click OK to execute the browse.

Restore, Recover, or Retrieve Data Using a Specific Library, MediaAgent, Drive Pool, and Drive

Before You Begin

  • Review the general and agent-specific restore requirements accessed from Restore Backup Data prior to performing any restore operation.

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To restore data using a specific Library, MediaAgent, Drive Pool, and Drive:

  1. Begin any restore procedure. See Browse and Restore for step-by-step instructions.
  2. From the Restore Options dialog box, click Advanced.
  3. From the Advanced Restore Options (General), click the Data Path tab.
  4. From the Data Path tab, select the Library and MediaAgent that you wish to perform the restore. For tape library, select the Drive Pool and Drive.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Optionally, you can select additional restore options in the Advanced Restore Options dialog box and then click OK.
  7. Optionally, you can select any additional restore options that you want to use from the Restore Options dialog box.
  8. If you want to schedule the job, select the Job Initiation tab from the Restore Options dialog box, click Schedule, schedule the job, and then click OK. If you want to run the job now, accept or click Run Immediately in the same tab and then click OK. The progress of the restore job can be monitored using the Job Controller.

    The progress of the restore job can be monitored using the Job Controller.