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After Restore - I can see the folder structure but not the outlook.pst


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Hi Guys,

 

I've attempted to restore my backup session. I chosed restore -> Select Files and Folders ->

I select the files to retore (outlook.pst 370MB) -> Destination (My Restore Folder at OSX). After restore, the log tells me that I'm sucessfully restored, then when I go to My Restore Folder, I can see the structure of the folders, but I can't see the outlook.pst (All folders appears except the outlook.pst). When I click Get Info on the My Restore FOlders, it tells me it is 370MB!!!! The log tells me restore "execution completed successfully".

 

I'm assuming the backup of session of outlook.pst was correct because 'the log' tells me "execution completed sucessfully" 370MB.

 

Hope you can shed some light.....

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The file might be invisible, based on some Windows file setting that Retrospect (and Mac OS X) has continued to respect.

 

Try viewing the folder in Terminal (open Terminal, drag the folder from the Finder into the open Terminal window and press return. Then type "ls -l"

 

If the file is there you could try some utility such as Path Finder to modify its attributes so you can see it again.

 

Dave

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Hi,

 

I've done the wau you suggested, but terminal display no file in the folder (hahaha/haha) and yet is display 357MB of Data when I click on Get Info.

 

[Farina:~] admin% cd desktop

[Farina:~/desktop] admin% ls -l

total 416

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Jan 30 2003 Public Apps

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Oct 23 09:24 TrainingUnit

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Nov 4 16:48 DeptShared

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Jun 18 2002 Documents

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Mar 31 2003 FileMaker Pro .app

drwxr-xr-x 3 admin admin 102 Nov 6 13:09 HAHAHA

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Nov 7 2002 MEDICAL WOMEN D'BASE

-rw-rwxrwx 1 admin admin 0 Jul 17 15:53 RestroreTest

-rw-r--r-- 1 admin admin 0 Oct 16 15:40 Retrospect Event Handler alias

-rwxrwxr-- 1 root admin 0 Jan 6 2003 menu alias

[Farina:~/desktop] admin% cd hahaha

[Farina:~/desktop/hahaha] admin% ls -l

total 0

drwxrwxrwx 3 admin admin 102 Nov 5 14:45 HAHA

[Farina:~/desktop/hahaha] admin% cd haha

[Farina:~/desktop/hahaha/haha] admin% ls -l

total 0

drwxrwxrwx 3 admin admin 102 Nov 5 14:45 Local Settings

[Farina:~/desktop/hahaha/haha] admin%

 

 

Strange isn't it?

 

 

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