Recovering deleted files?

This depends on where the file was and when it was created and deleted.


There is no backup and no snapshots so the file is gone forever. 


If it was in your home directory /users/<username>  then you can recover files from up to 7 days ago using the built-in snapshots by navigating to the snapshot directory as follows:

[ulambda@login ~]$ pwd

[ulambda@login ~]$ date
Tue Jun  1 13:59:28 CEST 2021

[ulambda@login ~]$ $ cd /users/.snapshots/

[ulambda@login .snapshots]$ ls
2021-05-26  2021-05-27  2021-05-28  2021-05-29  2021-05-30  2021-05-31  2021-06-01

[ulambda@login .snapshots]$ cd 2021-05-31/ulambda

[ulambda@login ]$ pwd

[ulambda@login ]$ ls


The snapshots are taken at around 3am in the morning so if you created a file in the morning and deleted it the same afternoon then we can't help.

Beyond 7 days the file is lost forever.

Revision #2
Created 1 June 2021 06:27:55 by Ewan Roche
Updated 21 July 2021 09:03:13 by Ewan Roche