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How to restore a file from the archive directory?

All files within the user's archive directory ($ARCH) for long term storage are automatically backed up by TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager) function. To restore a file, use

adsmback [-type=arch] &

on the login-nodes of JUQUEEN or JUDGE, or the GPFS gateway-nodes at JUROPA. If the option -type is not specified, the user will be prompted for the type of filesystem

Which type of filesystem should be restored? Enter: {home | arch | gpfshome}

This command grants access to the correct backup data of the user's assigned archive directory.

Follow the GUI by selecting:

File level -> archX -> group -> userid -> ...
Select files or directories to restore
Press [Restore] buttom


If the data should be restored to original location then choose within the Restore Destination window:

  • for JUQUEEN: Original location
  • for JUDGE: Original location
  • for JUROPA: Following location + /gpfs/archX + Restore complete path

Don't use the native dsmj-command which will not show any archive data


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