Restoring Files and Folders using Windows Previous Versions

QTS snapshots integrate with the Previous Versions feature, which enables Windows users to restore files and folders from a snapshot in Windows File Explorer.

  1. Open a NAS shared folder in Windows File Explorer.

    For details on mapping a shared folder, see Mapping a Shared Folder on a Windows Computer.

  2. Right-click the file or folder, and then select Properties > Previous Versions

    A list of available versions appears. Each version corresponds to a snapshot of this NAS shared folder.

  3. Optional: Preview the file or folder to be restored.
    1. Click Open.

      The file or folder opens.

    2. Verify that the version of the file or folder is correct.
  4. Click Restore.

QTS restores the file or folder to the specified previous version.