Performing an iSCSI Rollback

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This article explains how to perform an iSCSI Rollback.

Environment

  • Datto SIRIS
  • Datto ALTO

Overview

Use this option to rollback an iSCSI share to a specified date. When you use this feature, the iSCSI share is restored to a specific snapshot. Any changes made after that snapshot are permanently deleted.

Procedure

1. Access the web interface for your Datto appliance.

2. Click on the Restore tab, as seen in Figure 1.

Figure 1: The Restore tab

3. Choose an iSCSI share, select iSCSI Rollback, and choose the desired snapshot to rollback to, as seen in Figure 2.

Figure 2: Starting an iSCSI Rollback (click for large image)

3. Click Start Restore.

4. A warning disclaimer explaining the rollback procedure will display, as seen in Figure 3.


Figure 3: Rollback warning with Rollback Target selected

After reading all contents of the warning, click Rollback Target.

5. On the following confirmation screen, enter the phrase rollback this share, then the Rollback button, as shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4: Confirmation

6. A rollback operation loading screen will appear as seen in Figure 5. Remain on the page until the Rollback Complete page displays.

Figure 5: Rollback operation status

7. When the rollback completes, click Return to Restore to return to the Datto restore page as seen in Figure 6.

Figure 6: Rollback Complete


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