When data on a disk is lost due to system failures or operation errors, you can use a snapshot to restore the disk data to the point in time when the snapshot was created.

Prerequisites

  • A snapshot is available for use to restore data.
  • The cloud desktop is stopped. For more information, see Stop cloud desktops.
  • The data that you want to restore is backed up.

    You can create a snapshot and save it as a backup or manually back up data to another disk.

    Warning Restoration is irreversible. After you restore disk data, the disk is restored to the status at the point in time when the snapshot was created. Data created between the time when the snapshot was created and the current time is lost. Make sure that important data is backed up.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Cloud Desktop console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Cloud Desktops.
  4. On the Cloud Desktops page, find the cloud desktop for which you want to restore data and click the cloud desktop ID.
  5. On the desktop details page, click the Snapshots tab. Find the snapshot that you want to use to restore data and click Restore Desktop in the Actions column.
  6. In the Restore Desktop panel, confirm the displayed information and click Restore Desktop.
    Notice You can restore the data of a single disk at a time. Do not perform any other operations on the disk while the disk is being restored. The data of the entire disk (not individual partitions or directories) is restored to the status at the point in time when the snapshot was created.

What to do next

You are prompted after the disk data is restored. You can log on to the cloud desktop to check the data restoration status. For information about how to log on to a cloud desktop, see Connect to a cloud desktop from the client.