Minimally, any process that interacts with VSS to create and manage shadow copies and shadow copy sets of one or more volumes.
- restore method
A specification of the restore process method. It controls such issues as whether files are overwritten on restore. If a restore method setting is in conflict with those of the restore target, then the restore target takes precedence. See also restore target.
- restore target
Under VSS, a restore target is a specification of how a requester should restore a file, for example, if it should overwrite existing files.