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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 view your...

Restic is a backup client written in the Go language. It is highly secure and efficient. Each Restic backup is a snapshot of the server/files/directory, deduplicated from what was stored before. Any restore to a given backup will restore the server/files/directories to the...

Restic backups store changes over time as a series of de-duplicated 'snapshots' of the server. Any given snapshot can restore any given file as it was at that time. If you make a lot of data changes, the backups in Object Storage can be quite large, and sometimes you want to...

Performing restorations, as with any process with restic, is incredibly easy and quick. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic. The restore command has multiple options available, as shown below - The below...

With Linux (unfortunately, this feature is not available for Windows), you can mount your restic repo to a location of your choice to navigate ALL of your snapshots in a directory tree. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform...

Any interaction with Restic requires you first to initialize the repo to perform actions. To do so, follow the instructions below  - Windows With Windows Servers, from PowerShell, run the following command to initialize the restic repo (you must include the periods) - Linux...

Restic is capable of reading data from stdin, which can be used for saving the output of a program. In this article, we will discuss how to use this functionality to take MySQL backups through the use of mysqldump. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first...

As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic. To do so, follow this guide. You will run these commands from the shell terminal with Linux and PowerShell with Windows. Backing up content within Restic is incredibly...

Restic allows users to use a diff command to show the difference between two snapshots, displaying a list of details of the difference between the two snapshots being compared. This is helpful to locate a file or folder that you're uncertain about when it was last updated....