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Viewing Snapshots with Restic

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Restic will display all of your available snapshots that your server has taken, along with the date and timestamp, directory, tags, and Snapshot ID.

As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic, to do so follow this guide.

To view your snapshots, simply use the command below –

restic snapshots

An example of this can be seen below –

restic snapshots
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 ID Date Host Tags Directory
 9ba42540 2018-02-22 12:59:30 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com HW_Backup /
 a62c854b 2018-02-22 13:17:17 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /home
 cd65c94c 2018-02-22 13:17:20 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /var
 55232edb 2018-02-22 13:17:28 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /usr
 05a19c30 2018-02-22 15:20:08 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /etc
 4b47a2a9 2018-02-22 15:20:11 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /etc
 21084a20 2018-02-22 15:20:15 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /home
 3ff01847 2018-02-22 15:20:19 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /usr
 c6bda3fb 2018-02-22 15:24:36 hwkb.hostwindsdns.com /home
 9 snapshots