Sun Cluster System Administration Guide for Solaris OS

Restoring Cluster Files Overview

The ufsrestore(1M) command copies files to disk, relative to the current working directory, from backups created using the ufsdump(1M) command. You can use ufsrestore to reload an entire file system hierarchy from a level 0 dump and incremental dumps that follow it, or to restore one or more single files from any dump tape. If ufsrestore is run as superuser or assume an equivalent role, files are restored with their original owner, last modification time, and mode (permissions).

Before you start to restore files or file systems, you need to know the following information.