Performing Out-of-Place Restores to Cloud Storage Using the Windows File System Agent

You can use the Windows File System Agent to restore protected data from Windows or Macintosh computers to the following cloud storage services:

  • Amazon S3

  • Azure BLOB storage

  • GCP buckets


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > File servers.

    The Overview page appears.

  2. Go to the File servers tab, and then click the file server.

    The file server page appears.

  3. In the Actions column for the client computer that contains the data that you want to restore, click the action button action_button, and then click Restore.

    The Restore dialog box appears.

  4. Choose the content that you want to restore:

    • To restore the contents of the entire backup set, select the check box next to Name.

    • To restore the contents of a subclient, select the appropriate subclient.

  5. Click Select Content.

    The Backup content page appears.

  6. To restore specific files, expand the folder, and then select the files.

  7. Click Restore.

    The Restore options dialog box appears.

  8. From the Destination list, select the cloud storage client that you configured. The Restore to original folder check box is cleared automatically.

  9. In the Destination Path box, type the full path to the destination folder, or click Browse to select the destination folder.

  10. In the No. of Streams of box, enter the number of the streams required to run the restore operation.

  11. Select the Unconditionally overwrite if it already exists check box so that any existing data on the destination client is overwritten during the restore operation.

  12. Click Submit.