Step 2. Explore Backup Content

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    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