Restoring a volume from backup on an OpenStack Swift object store

You can restore a volume from a backup on an OpenStack Swift object store.

Steps

  1. Click Reporting > Event Log.
  2. Locate the backup event that created the backup you need to restore.
  3. In the Details column for the event, click Show Details.
  4. Copy the manifest information to your clipboard.
  5. Click Management > Volumes.
  6. Click the Actions icon for the volume you want to restore.
  7. In the resulting menu, click Restore from.
  8. In the Integrated Restore dialog box under Restore from, select Swift.
  9. Select the option that matches the backup under Data Format:
    • Native: A compressed format readable only by SolidFire storage systems.
    • Uncompressed: An uncompressed format compatible with other systems.
  10. Enter a URL to use to access the object store in the URL field.
  11. Enter a user name for the account in the Username field.
  12. Enter the authentication key for the account in the Authentication Key field.
  13. Enter the name of the container in which the backup is stored in the Container field.
  14. Paste the manifest information into the Manifest field.
  15. Click Start Write.