How to retrieve a file from a ZFS snapshot

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How to retrieve a file form a ZFS snapshot

What is a ZFS snapshot?
A ZFS-based function that saves a snapshot of the current file system. In the event that a mistake is made or a file is accidentally erased, the file can be recovered using a screenshot.

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» If snapshots can not be found

 
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1. Log in to the file browser and double click on the ".zfs" folder
 

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2. Double click the "snapshot" folder

A list of past snapshots will be displayed.
 

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3. Double click on the snapshot you want to retrieve

A list of snapshots with their original data will be displayed.


 

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4. Click the download button to save the data to your PC
 

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4.1 The image file will load in the case of image files

Click the download button of the image you wish to retrieve. It will be downloaded to your PC.
 

 

If there is no [.zfs] button(customers who registered their account before April 15, 2015)

1. Log in to the old file browser
 

2. Click the "snapshot" button

A list of snapshots will be displayed.
 

3. Click on the snapshot data you want to retrieve

A list of snapshots with their original data will be displayed.
 

4. Click the download button displayed on the right of the screen

The data can now be saved to your device
 

 

Retrieve files from their original dataset under [/files].

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1. Log in to the file browser

Double click the dataset folder.
 

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2. Enter ".zfs/snapshot" at the end of the file browser address

click ENTER or the arrow button on the far right of the screen. 
The ".zfs/snapshot" folder will open.
 

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3. Select the snapshot you want to retrieve

Click download.
 

 

Retrieve files from the original dataset under [/backup].

In order to retrieve the dataset snapshot, you will need to access it from a WebDAV client following the steps below. Click here for WebDAV clients that have been confirmed to work with TeraCLOUD.

Confirm the WebDAV connection URL.

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1. Log in to the file browser 

Click the "Data set editor" button.
 

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2. Click the data set file name you want to retrieve

The selected data set's information will open.
 

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3. Copy the WebDAV connection URL
 

Connect to the data set with a WebDAV client.

 
4. Paste the copied WebDAV connection URL into the URL destination

Add ".zfs/snapshot" to the end and confirm.
 

5. The snapshot can now be opened and saved to your device
 

If you can't find the ".zfs folder" from your file browser

It is not possible to check the.zfs folder via the file browser for TeraCLOUD accounts created during the early stages of the service. If you are unable to access the .zfs folder, please contact TeraCLOUD Support for assistance.

 

Updated October 7, 2020