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Restoring Files and Folders from a Remote Snapshot


Restoration time depends on the amount of data being restored and the connection speed between the two NAS devices.

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Storage/Snapshots.
  2. Select a thick or thin volume.

    The volume must be the source volume for a Snapshot Replica job.

  3. Click Snapshot, and then select Snapshot Manager.

    The Snapshot Manager window opens.

  4. Under Select snapshot location, select a remote NAS.
  5. Select a snapshot.
  6. Select the files and folders to be restored.
  7. Perform one of the following actions.



    Select Restore > Restore Files

    Restore the files or folders to their original storage location. If the files or folders still exists on the NAS, then they will be overwritten with the older versions.


    All changes made after the snapshot was taken will be deleted.

    Select Restore > Restore Files to

    Choose one of the following restoration options.

    • Restore the files or folders to a different location on the NAS.

    • Restore the files or folders to remote mounted storage space.

    • Restore a single shared folder as a new shared folder.

    In the menu bar, click

    Download the files and folders to your computer in a ZIP file.

QTS restores the files and folders then displays a confirmation message.