Container cannot be restored from a backup storage with the following error message:
# vzarestore 101 --storage mybackup.server.net Warning: You are using a deprecated utility that will be dropped in the next major release. Please use prlctl restore instead. Can't find backup for container myct.net No suitable backup to restore.
Container 101 is no longer present on the node, its configuration file is absent (or the container is restored not to the node where it was running initially).
Use BackupID with the
# vzarestore -B -e BackupID --storage mybackup.server.net
# vzarestore -l -f -e 101 --storage mybackup.server.net CTID: 101 Title: myct.net Type: full BackupID: 89bf5b64-17a5-e44d-9c7b-db2275b9e5ba/20140125123539 Description: Parent environment: node1 Size: 404.63 Mb Creation date: 2014-01-25T193539+0007 # vzarestore -B -e 89bf5b64-17a5-e44d-9c7b-db2275b9e5ba/20140125123539 --storage mybackup.server.net
In case restoration using BackupID fails with "Restore failed: Access is denied" error message, please check this article.