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How to Restore Data Using Bacula

Published by SPK Blog Post
on January 3, 2012

Imagine (if you dare) the worst case scenario with your company’s data. Double disk drive failure, all data lost. You need to recover that data as fast as possible due to deadlines. You’ve been diligent about your backups using Bacula, but now they are going to be put to the test.

How do you go about recovering that data? Fortunately, doing a restore job using Bacula is very simple, but there are some things you need to be aware of when doing it. I’ve written up a document that describes exactly how to do the restore.

Feel free to download it here. I really hope you don’t have to use it, but if you do, feel free to follow it and provide comments below about your success!

Bradley Tinder
Systems Integrator, SPK & Associates

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