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How to recover deleted files in AIX in 3 steps

When a file is deleted on AIX, its contents isn't immediately destroyed. AIX only marks the hard drive space as being available for use, so the data is still there. With the undelete tool from Compunix, you can recover easily that deleted data.

This tool works in all disaster situations were data and files have been deleted, some examples:

To recover your data, follow these three steps:

  • Step 1 : freeze

    In order to optimize recovery chances, it is important to take no actions that could worsen the situation. Filesystem on which deletion occurred should not be modified or updated.

  • Step 2 : validate and confirm which data and files can be recovered
  • Step 3 : perform the undelete and recover your files

    When you see files and data that you want to recover, purchase and download the full licensed version, and start immediately with the restoration of your data.

For more information, check our Frequently Asked Questions or contact Compunix

The analyse utility will check every bit and byte and uses multiple algorithms to recreate the original data. If the free tool shows recoverable data, the licensed tool will be able to recover your data.