PPPL Unix Cluster
TotalView Miscellaneous software axiom
The Netbackup Utility backups files on the Unix Cluster. User home directories and the scratch disk directories are amongst those backed up. Netbackup currently runs on the Solaris and on the Digital Unix systems.
Man pages describing the system are bp, xbp, bpbackup, bprestore, bparchive, and bplist.
xbp is used to restore backed up files. The following files give complete documenation.
To restore backed up files that were in your home directory:
o Go to computer where home directory resides (now orion) % ssh orion o Change to the directory where the files were located. % cd ~/TestMDSplus/LRanderson_004 o Invoke xbp % xbp -r & In xbp Choose File/Browse backups (restore) Choose Edit/Update Display In files directory Highlight (click) files to restore -- Note archive date In Backup Images Highlight (control-click) 'Standard Class' images to use for restore. Incr means incremental backup, Cinc means cumulative incremental backup, and Full means full backup. Choose Restore/Restore selected files and directories... Note the log filename. Highlist 'Overwrite existing files' if appropriate. Click on OK Select Restore/Report progress of restore... Enter name of Log file Click on Automatic Refresh