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What do the restore_dtm -net and -nonet options do? Print




​Question

During a Manager restore, what command is being executed with the -net option? 

Answer

If the '-net' option is specified, the network files from the backed-up host will be restored.  This is available for Linux managers only and restores:

/etc/hosts (maps hostnames to IP addresses)
/etc/resolve.conf (defines how the computer resolves host names)
/etc/sysconfig/network (information about network configuration)
/etc/nsswitch.conf (determines sources from which to obtain name-service information)

It will also set the machine's hostname, and restart the network services. 

If the '-nonet' option is specified, the network files from the backed-up host will not be restored. This is useful when the restored host is on a different subnet than the backed-up host.

The default is '-nonet'.