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.

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 S3.
  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 hostname to use to access the object store in the Hostname field.
  11. Enter an access key ID for the account in the Access Key ID field.
  12. Enter the secret access key for the account in the Secret Access Key field.
  13. Enter the S3 bucket in which to store the backup in the S3 Bucket field.
  14. Paste the manifest information into the Manifest field.
  15. Click Start Write.