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Does FSA preserve metadata when restoring a file

Created: 08 Mar 2013 • Updated: 10 Mar 2013 | 5 comments
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Hi

EV 9.0.2

If I archive a file with FSA, and later restore it, is all the original metadata preserved (e.g. created date, modified date, etc.)?

I am looking to use FSA to archive data for legal cases, hence the requirement to preserve all metadata.

Thanks

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JesusWept3's picture

should be pretty easy to test, i believe everything will be preserved though the modification date will probably the restoration date

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Rob.Wilcox's picture

99.9% sure it is all preserved.. Perhaps even modified date

goatboy's picture

Thanks... I need 100% confirmation ;) Will run a test and report back.

goatboy's picture

I restored an old file via Archive Explorer, and the created and modified date was preserved, so that works for me. I assume (hope) it's the same case when using FSAUtility.