XRESTORE command

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question: 

Is there a linemode command to restore files that were backed up in an SFS directory? 

 

Environment:  

Using VM:Backup to back up minidisks and SFS directories.   

 

Answer: 

Yes, you can use the XRESTORE command to select files you want to restore from minidisks or directories.

 

Additional Information:

You can use the XRESTORE command to specify files that are backed up from minidisks and SFS directories.

You can use the XRESTORE command to restore files only from a catalog with file-level detail.

You can use the XRESTORE command to restore a deleted file space from a catalog with either file-level or domain-level detail.

You cannot use the XRESTORE command to restore from an encrypted backup.

 

The XRESTORE command lets you:

  • Specify the criteria that CA VM:Backup uses to select the files that it restores.
  • Tell CA VM:Backup where to restore your files.
  • Tell CA VM:Backup where to send the restore selection list; for example, your terminal, a printer, or your A-disk.
  • Restore a deleted file space.

  

More information can be found in the VM:Backup System Programmers Reference located at: 

      https://docops.ca.com/ca-vm-backup-for-zvm/3-6/en/system-programmers-reference/system-programmer-commands/xrestore-command-system-programmers