The filestore service uses snapshots to create read-only copies of data.
This can be used by students and staff for Self-Service data recovery.
- User accessible snapshots are held for 28 days
- Snapshots can be accessed by users from both Windows and Unix computers.
- The snapshots are only available for University hosted storage such as - Home Folders, Shared & Research filestore. Local storage on computers and removable drives are not covered.
- We recommend you seek help the first time you attempt to recover data from a snapshot as an error will overwrite newer files with older versions. Ask for advice from:
- a Cluster Room Help Desk
- the IT Service Desk