How do I restore files from my ABS backup?

To restore a file or folder from ABS using CrashPlan:

  • If you are restoring to a temporary directory (recommended, create a directory called /esupport/restore
  • Launch CrashPlan Desktop (see also How do I launch the CrashPlan PRO administration software on my Linux server?)
  • Select the Restore tab
  • Select the file/folder to be restored from the “explorer” interface
  • Select the “arrow” to expand all available versions of the file/folder
  • Select the file/folder version you wish to be restored
  • Set the destination to “a folder (/esupport/restore)”
  • Select Restore