Restoring Data From the Backup With Active Backup for Business:

Restoring Data From the Backup With Active Backup for Business:

To demonstrate the process of restoring data from the backup with Active Backup for Business, I will remove some of the files from my Linux computer and restore them from the backup.

As you can see, I have removed some of the files from the ~/Downloads directory of my Linux computer. Let’s restore them.

To restore the removed files on your Linux computer with Active Backup for Business, you will have to use the Active Backup for Business Portal app. The Active Backup for Business Portal app should be installed automatically when you install the Active Backup for Business app on your Synology NAS.

You can open the Active Backup for Business Portal app from the Application Menu of the management interface of your Synology NAS as marked in the screenshot below:

The Active Backup for Business Portal app should be opened in a new browser window, as you can see in the screenshot below:

 

You can select a specific Active Backup for Business task from the Task drop-down menu as marked in the screenshot below:

Now, select a backup task from the list that you want to use to restore data on your Linux computer and click OK.

You can change the user that you want to use to restore data from the backup from the View role drop-down menu as marked in the screenshot below:

Now, select a user from the list and click OK.

You can select a backup version from the timeline as marked in the screenshot below:

You can use the Zoom In and Zoom Out icons as marked in the screenshot below to zoom in and zoom out of the timeline, respectively. This will make selecting backup versions easier for you.

Now, you can select a disk volume from the list. These are like partitions on your Linux computer.

Once you navigate to the disk volume, the files/folders of that disk volume should be displayed.

These are the versions of the files/folders that are in the backup.

You can restore an entire folder with the Active Backup for Business Portal app.

To do that, select a folder that you want to restore and click on the Restore button as marked in the screenshot below:

You can also restore specific files from the backup. Just select the files that you want to restore and click Restore as marked in the screenshot below:

To confirm the restore operation, click OK, as marked in the screenshot below:

The restore operation should start as you can see in the screenshot below:

It may take a while to complete depending on the size of the files/folders that you are restoring.

Once the files/folders are restored, you should get a notification in the web management interface of your Synology NAS, as you can see in the screenshot below:

As you can see, the files that I have removed from my Linux computer are restored.


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