Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

How to get back deleted files in solaris

Posted on 2011-03-17
5
Medium Priority
?
280 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Solaris 5.10, i have accidently removed a directory which has some scripts of mine using rm -rf, how can i get them back ?,,, thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Dba_Oracledb2
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:jgiordano
ID: 35160986
From your backup, there is no undo or recycling bin
0
 

Author Comment

by:Dba_Oracledb2
ID: 35161029
this is basic feature, i wonder why they did not include in solaris OS
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
jgiordano earned 2000 total points
ID: 35161039
there is,  it is called the -f. you explicitly "emptied the recycling bin" so to speak
0
 

Author Comment

by:Dba_Oracledb2
ID: 35161077
then how can i delete directory with out using -f, and make it recoverable....
0
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:jgiordano
jgiordano earned 2000 total points
ID: 35161110
there is no way of recovering unless there are snapshots enabled and/or backups enabled. If you don't there is no way to recover, I am sorry. The -r mean recursive the -f means force. You don't need the -f to delete a directory if it is empty. The premise is to know your files and what you are deleting.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This post first appeared at Oracleinaction  (http://oracleinaction.com/undo-and-redo-in-oracle/)by Anju Garg (Myself). I  will demonstrate that undo for DML’s is stored both in undo tablespace and online redo logs. Then, we will analyze the reaso…
Using SQL Scripts we can save all the SQL queries as files that we use very frequently on our database later point of time. This is one of the feature present under SQL Workshop in Oracle Application Express.
This video shows setup options and the basic steps and syntax for duplicating (cloning) a database from one instance to another. Examples are given for duplicating to the same machine and to different machines
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question