sy-restore - restore old or deleted files
sy restore [-r | --revision=<revision>] [-t |
This command restores old or deleted files from the remote storage.
As long as a file is known to the local database and the
corresponding chunks are available on the remote storage, it can be restored
using this command. The command downloads the required chunks and assembles
If no target revision is given with -r, the last version is
restored. To select a revision to restore, the `sy ls` command can be
Selects a certain revision/version to restore. If no
revision is given, the last revision is used.
Defines the target output filename to restore the file
to. If this option is not given, the default filename is the filename of the
restored file version, appended with a "restored" suffix. All
folders given in the target filename will be created.
Identifier of the file history as printed by the `sy
ls` command. The file identifier and a revision/version number uniquely
identify a single version of a file at a certain point in time. The identifier
can be abbreviated if it is unique in the database.
sy restore 3168ab663e
Restores the last version of the file with identifier
3168ab663e. If the database knows three versions of this file, the second file
will be restored. Assuming that the original filename was
´folder/file.txt´, the target filename will be
´folder/file (restored).txt´. If ´folder´ does not
exist, it will be created.
sy restore --revision=1 --target=restored-file.txt
Restores version 1 of the file with the identifier
3168ab663e to the target file ´restored-file.txt´. If this file
exists, an error will be thrown.
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