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storage_backups [2019/01/24 17:25] pgh5astorage_backups [2023/08/29 19:56] (current) – external edit
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 +==== Backups ====
 +The CS department stores home directories and project directories on ZFS, a filesystem that includes native support for backup snapshots.  We take snapshots every 24 hours at staggered intervals after 8pm, and store them for one month.
 +If you need a file restored from a backup snapshot, please send a helpdesk ticket to // and include the full path name of the file (for example "/u/abc1de/public_html/myexcellentresearch"), and the date of the backup needed (ex. "from two days ago").