In NOS 3.5, snapshots and replication can be setup and scheduled thru the PRISIM UI. If you need to restore a virtual machine from a previous snapshot or file, use the Nutanix Command Line Interface(NCLI). The following steps show you how to restore a VM and\or files from a snapshot.
You can manage VM snapshots, including restoration, with these nCLI commands.
Replace vm_ids with a comma-separated list of VM IDs as given in vm list.
Replace snapshot_id with a snapshot ID as given by pd list-snapshots.
Replace folder_name with the name of the VM folder on the datastore, which will be created if it does not exist. Alternatively, if you want to replace the existing VMs, include replace-vms="true". The default for the replace-vmsparameter is false.
The VM is restored to the container where the snapshot resides. If you used a DAS-SATA-only container for replication, after restoring the VM move it to an container suitable for active workloads with storage vMotion.