Restoring a volume from backup on an Amazon S3 object store

You can restore a volume from a backup on an Amazon S3 object store using the plug-in.


  1. Select NetApp Element Management > Reporting.
    Note: If two or more clusters are added, ensure that the cluster you intend to use for the task is selected in the navigation bar.
  2. Click the Event Log sub-tab.
  3. Select the backup event that created the backup you need to restore.
  4. Click the Details button for the event.
  5. In the resulting menu, click View Details.
  6. Copy the manifest information to your clipboard.
  7. Click Management > Volumes.
  8. From the Active view, select the check box for the volume you want to restore.
  9. Click Actions.
  10. In the resulting menu, click Restore from.
  11. In the Restore Volume dialog box under Restore from, select Amazon S3.
  12. Select an option under with the following data format:
    • Native: A compressed format readable only by NetApp Element software-based storage systems.
    • Uncompressed: An uncompressed format compatible with other systems.
  13. Enter a host name to use to access the object store in the Host name field.
  14. Enter an access key ID for the account in the Access key ID field.
  15. Enter the secret access key for the account in the Secret access key field.
  16. Enter the S3 bucket in which to store the backup in the Amazon S3 bucket field.
  17. Paste the manifest information into the Manifest field.
  18. Click OK.