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Zmanda Documentation > Using amrestore to extract data from vtapes

Using amrestore to extract data from vtapes

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1. The config name is "disk"
2. The client host name is "ppragin"
3. The file system we want to restore in "/boot"

Find what tapes you need to restore the /boot filesystem from for host "ppragin":

-bash-3.00$ amadmin disk find ppragin /boot
date                host               disk  lv tape or file file part status
2006-05-03 12:30:41 ppragin.zmanda.com /boot  1 disk-25         3   -- OK
2006-05-03 16:33:24 ppragin.zmanda.com /boot  1 disk-1          3   -- OK
2006-05-03 16:51:45 ppragin.zmanda.com /boot  1 disk-2          3   -- OK
-bash-3.00$


Find the most recent backup of the /boot filesystem for host "ppragin":

-bash-3.00$ amadmin disk info ppragin /boot
Current info for ppragin.zmanda.com /boot:
Stats: dump rates (kps), Full:   -1.0,  -1.0,  -1.0
                   Incremental:  2976.0, 1488.0, 2976.0
         compressed size, Full: -100.0%,-100.0%,-100.0%
                   Incremental:  82.0%, 82.0%, 82.0%
 Dumps: lev datestmp  tape             file   origK   compK secs
         1  20060503  disk-2           3 3630 2976 1
-bash-3.00$

Show the contents of all the slots:

-bash-3.00$ amtape disk show
amtape: scanning all 25 slots in tape-changer rack:
slot 1: date 20060503163324 label disk-1
slot 2: date 20060503165145 label disk-2
slot 3: date X        label disk-3
slot 4: date X        label disk-4
slot 5: date X        label disk-5
slot 6: date X        label disk-6
slot 7: date X        label disk-7
slot 8: date X        label disk-8
slot 9: date X        label disk-9
slot 10: date X        label disk-10
slot 11: date X        label disk-11
slot 12: date X        label disk-12
slot 13: date X        label disk-13
slot 14: date X        label disk-14
slot 15: date X        label disk-15
slot 16: date X        label disk-16
slot 17: date X        label disk-17
slot 18: date X        label disk-18
slot 19: date X        label disk-19
slot 20: date X        label disk-20
slot 21: date X        label disk-21
slot 22: date X        label disk-22
slot 23: date X        label disk-23
slot 24: date X        label disk-24
slot 25: date 20060503123041 label disk-25
-bash-3.00$

Load the "disk-2" tape from "slot 2":

-bash-3.00$ amtape disk slot 2
amtape: changed to slot 2 on file://var/lib/amanda/vtapes/disk
-bash-3.00$

To rewind the vtape and restore:

cd /restore
amtape disk slot 2 #load the tape from slot 2
-bash-3.00$ amrestore -f 0 file:/var/lib/amanda/vtapes/disk ppragin /boot
amrestore: 1: skipping ppragin.zmanda.com._var.20060503165145.1
amrestore: 2: skipping ppragin.zmanda.com._etc.20060503165145.1
amrestore: 3: restoring ppragin.zmanda.com._boot.20060503165145.1
amrestore: 4: reached end of information
-bash-3.00$ ls
ppragin.zmanda.com._boot.20060503165145.1
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