Mount a Backup DriveΒΆ


This guide is advanced and should only be used when instructed by a Start9 technician.

  1. Setup SSH Access and connect to your server via SSH. Elevate yourself to root once in:

    sudo -i
  2. Any previously added Network Folder backup location (or physical drive) will be available. Enter the following command:

    start-cli backup target list
  3. Select the backup target from the available list. In this example, we could use either disk-/dev/sdb1 or cifs-1:

    start-cli backup target mount disk-/dev/sdb1 "YourMasterPasswordGoesHere"

    The terminal will print the directory where your decrypted backup is now mounted.

  4. ls the directory to inspect it, and continue any other operations necessary: