On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 12:53:38PM -0500, Jean-Paul Natola wrote: > Hi all, > > > I have a SNAP 4100 appliance that lost 2 directories, no backup , I sent it > out to a DR service and they have told me that all they can do is file > harvest, where I would get a list of files such as file0001.xls file0002.xls > etc... > > With no guarantee of what will come out, now we are a non-profit so 3k with > no guarantees is kind of hard to swallow- > > Question is how can I, if it all possible, do a harvest of my own?
Have you contacted http://www.overlandstorage.com? They list this product as 'discontinued', complete with the 'SnapOS' that it runs. But they might be able to help you. > I believe the snap uses UFS A lot of UNIX systems use UFS, not just FreeBSD! Log into the server with telnet of ssh. Check that it runs FreeBSD by executing the command 'uname -a'. If so, run 'man fsck_ufs' and read the manual page! (If the manual pages were not installed, you can read them on the FreeBSD site instead). Otherwise read the 'fsck' manual page for the OS in question. Run fsck_ufs on the filesystem in question. Orphaned files and directories will be placed in a directory named 'lost+found'. And start making backups! Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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