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 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 OpenStack Swift.
  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 URL to use to access the object store in the URL field.
  14. Enter a user name for the account in the User name field.
  15. Enter the authentication key for the account in the Authentication key field.
  16. Enter the name of the container in which the backup is stored in the Container field.
  17. Paste the manifest information into the Manifest field.
  18. Click OK.