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I know I can mount DFS shares on my Linux boxes with no issues, but is there a method by which I can access/restore previous versions of folders/files from these DFS shares?


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The previous versions feature relies on "shadow copies", which is a Windows/NTFS feature which allows for the storage of multiple versions of a file. While this is available automatically on the client side for Windows Vista/7, older versions required you to install a "Shadow Copy Client" so that you could view these in Windows Explorer.

Unfortunately there is no Shadow Copy Client available for non-Windows systems.

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The is an early version of a library to access "volume shadow copies" called libvshadow.

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