5.0 Restoring File Versions with NetStorage

Novell Archive and Version Services 2.1 on a OES 2 Linux server provides convenient and direct access to previously archived versions of your files through Novell NetStorage, a Web-based enterprise portal. Versions of current, renamed, and deleted files can reside in the archive database on the archive server if certain prerequisites are met. For information about prerequisites, see Section 3.0, Prerequisites and Guidelines for Retrieving File Versions.

With Novell NetStorage and the Archive function, you can access your file versions in a heterogeneous workstation environment. You can retrieve file versions from any workstation operating platform, including Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. All you need is a Web browser and an active Internet or network connection. For security reasons, the file assigned their most recent settings for file system attributes, trustees, and trustee rights to your OES 2 Linux NSS volume.

This section discusses the following tasks:

NOTE:Restoring of directory versions is not supported using Novell NetStorage.

For more information on using Novell NetStorage, see the OES 2 SP3: NetStorage Administration Guide.