I accidentally removed a file in Solaris Version 5.10 using rm.

Can I recover this file in some way or another?

  • If you have taken any snapshots/backups then you can, else I am afraid it's gone. – neuron Jul 20 '15 at 16:39
  • There are some professional software(some expensive, some not) that can go through lots of complicated processes to retrieve you file, but conventionally: Your File is Gone! You can alias rm to rm -i... But in my opinion you just get used to typing yes at the prompt... This will always happen sooner or later, so my advice is: make backups! This helps A LOT! If it was a file that comes with Solaris, then you can look up a copy online. – Interesting... Jul 20 '15 at 17:13

You don't mention which filesystem type. If it's ufs rather than zfs, the UFS Explorer product may be able to restore the file.

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