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File data recovery procedures

User - File recovery from SDH group drive

Users can recover their own files from Previous Versions.

  • User logs into SDH Citrix
  • Expand mapped study drive to locate folder to apply data recovery
  • Right click over the folder/file and select Properties
  • Click on Previous Versions tab
  • Select snapshot to recover from and click OPEN
  • Select and copy data from snapshot window to live data folder.

CSCS - File recovery from SDH Study drive

  • Obtain written approval for granting CSCS staff access to SDH data from group Data Manager or PI.
  • Add CSCS staff user to SDH Study Full Control group.  e.g. S0049 - Group - FullControl
  • Log into SDH Citrix https://securemints.medschl.cam.ac.uk
  • Load Citrix Desktop
  • Expand Mapped Network Drives
  • Expand drive mapping SDHS Studies (S:)
  • Browse to folder with data needing recovery
  • Right click over the folder and select properties
  • Click on Previous Versions tab
  • Select snapshot to recover from and click OPEN
  • Select and copy data from snapshot window to live data folder.

CSCS - Volume level disaster recovery from snapshot

(Roll back volume to point in time - Post point in time data and snapshots will be lost)

  • Identify the volume that needs reverting to a snapshot (SDH User and VMware Data)
    • log into NetApp cluster
    • Identify and validate the volume.  
      vol show sdh_group_s0001
    • Identify the snapshot to revert to.  
      snap list -volume sdh_group_s0001
  • Revert volume to snapshot.  
    snap restore -t sdh_group_s0001 -s daily.2018-02-25_0010


Regular testing of data recovery 

https://confluence.medschl.cam.ac.uk/x/Pw-ZAg