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Step 2. Explore Backup Content

For file-level restore, you can use backups of any type:

  • Volume-level backups (backups of the entire computer or specific volumes)
  • File-level backups

To view detailed information about specific backup, use the following command:

veeamconfig backup show --id <backup_id>

where:

<backup_id> — ID of the backup for which you want to view detailed information.

For a volume-level backup, Veeam Agent for Linux displays the following information:

Parameter

Description

Machine name

Host name of the machine on which the backup job is configured and the name of the job.

Name

Name of the volume in the backup.

Device

Path to the block device that represents the volume.

FS UUID

File system ID.

Offset

Position of the volume on the computer disk.

Size

Size of the volume in the backup.

For a file-level backup, Veeam Agent for Linux displays the following information:

Parameter

Description

Machine name

Host name of the machine on which the backup job is configured and the name of the job.

Backed up

Backup scope for the file-level backup job.

For example:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig backup show --id ea64a7e5-038a-4c86-970a-6d59d4cf3968
     Machine name: srv01 DocumentsBackup
        File-level backup
        Backed up:
           /home/user/Documents

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