Restoring Files from Tape

To restore files or NDMP volumes backed up to tape, use the Files from Tape Restore wizard. This section will guide you through all steps of the wizard and provide explanation on available options.

If the tapes are online in your tape device, Veeam Backup & Replication will get the needed data automatically. If the tapes are offline, Veeam Backup & Replication will list the names of the required tapes.

Restoring Files from Tape Note:

The Files from Tape Restore wizard allows you to restore files and folders archived to tape. You cannot restore VM guest OS files using this wizard. To restore VM guest OS files, restore a machine backup from tape to a backup repository and perform VM guest OS files restore. For more information, see Backup Restore from Tape to Repository.

To restore files from tape, follow the next steps:

  1. Launch the Files from Tape wizard
  2. Choose files to restore
  3. Specify restore destination
  4. Specify restore options
  5. Finish working with the wizard
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