Ensure that you have fulfilled the prerequisites cited below before proceeding with the restore operation.
Observe the following prerequisites:
Make sure to correct the hardware or software issues and repair the failed volumes prior to using the procedures described below. Note that the vxsnap restore -r recovery method should be used only after other options have proved unsuccessful.
See the Troubleshooting section of the Storage Foundation Administrator's Guide for more information.
The complete snapshot set including the corresponding XML metadata file must be available before you perform the restore operation.