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 ==== Backups ==== ==== Backups ====
  
-The CS department ​hosts user data on ZFS, a filesystem that includes native support for snapshots. ​ We take snapshots ​of all of our partitions ​every 24 hours. ​ These snapshots are stored locally as well as backed up to an offsite location.  ​+The CS department ​stores home directories and project directories ​on ZFS, a filesystem that includes native support for snapshots. ​ We take snapshots every 24 hours at staggered intervals after 8pm (first /u, then /p, then /l), and store them for one month.  These snapshots are stored locally as well as backed up to an offsite location.  ​
  
-If you need a file restored from the snapshot, please send a helpdesk ticket to //​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu//​ and include the full path name of the file (for example "/​u/​abc1de/​public_html/​myvacation"​).+If you need a file restored from a backup ​snapshot, please send a helpdesk ticket to //​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu//​ and include the full path name of the file (for example "/​u/​abc1de/​public_html/​myvacation"), and the date of the snapshot needed (ex. "from two days ago").
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