System Administration Guide, Volume 1

Example--Restoring Specific Files Non-Interactively

The following example restores the passwd and shadow files to the /var/tmp directory.

# cd /var/tmp
# ufsrestore xvf /dev/rmt/0 ./etc/passwd ./etc/shadow
Verify volume and initialize maps
Media block size is 126
Dump   date: Wed Jul 14 08:42:42 1999
Dumped from: the epoch
Level 0 dump of a partial file system on starbug:/etc
Label: none
Extract directories from tape
Initialize symbol table.
Make node ./etc
Extract requested files
You have not read any volumes yet.
Unless you know which volume your file(s) are on you should start
with the last volume and work towards the first.
Specify next volume #: 1
extract file ./etc/passwd
extract file ./etc/shadow
Add links
Set directory mode, owner, and times.
set owner/mode for `.'? [yn] n
Directories already exist, set modes anyway? [yn] n
# cd etc
# mv passwd /etc
# mv shadow /etc
# ls -l /etc