Performing Entire File System Restore

In case of a disaster, you can restore an entire EFS file system from an EFS backup or backup copy. Veeam Backup for AWS allows you to restore one or more EFS file systems at a time, to the original location or to a new location.

How File System Restore Works

To restore an EFS file system from a backup, Veeam Backup for AWS performs the following steps using native AWS capabilities:

  1. Creates a file system in the specified location.
  2. Modifies the configuration setting values of the created EFS file system.
  3. Restores backed-up files and folders to the restored file system.

How to Perform File System Restore

To restore a protected EFS file system, complete the following steps:

  1. Launch the EFS Restore wizard.
  2. Select a restore point.
  3. Specify an IAM identity for restore.
  4. Choose a restore mode.
  5. Enable encryption for the restored file system.
  6. Specify configuration settings.
  7. Configure network settings.
  8. Specify a restore reason.
  9. Finish working with the wizard.