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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 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...

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....