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Restore examples: Restoring using a remote tape drive

You can perform a storage system restore using a tape drive attached to a remote storage system or a tape drive attached to a Solaris system.

Example of a storage system restore using a tape drive attached to a remote storage system

Assume you have performed a backup using the following dump command:

dump 0f sales1:rst0a /vol/vol1

The following command performs a restore from a tape drive attached to a remote storage system named sales1. The tape drive then rewinds the tape.

restore rf sales1:rst0a

The following list describes the elements of the command line:
r
Performs a full restore.
f
Specifies that a tape device is supplied in the command line.
sales1
The name of the storage system.
rst0a
The restore is done using the rst0a tape device.

Example of a storage system restore using a tape drive attached to a Solaris system

Assume you have performed a backup using the following dump command:

dump 0f ritchie:/dev/rmt/0 /vol/vol1

The following command performs a restore from a tape drive on a Solaris system:

restore rf ritchie:/dev/rmt/0

The following list describes the elements of the command line:
r
Performs a full restore.
f
Indicates that a tape device is supplied in the command line.
ritchie
The name of the Solaris machine to which the tape drive is connected.
/dev/rmt/0
The name of the tape device.

Example of restoring data from a tape drive attached to a remote storage system having an IPv6 address

The following sample command restores data from a tape device attached to a storage system having an IPv6 address. Data is restored to the voltest volume.

restore rfD [2001:0db8::10]:nrst01 /vol/voltest