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How do I restore databases from backups?
Posted by Paul Nesbitt on 10 February 2016 03:38 PM

How do I restore databases from backups?

In R1Soft backups are called recovery points

Once logged into the backup system you will have a menu as below

view your recovery points

Click on "Recovery Points"

You will then see a list of all the restore points available (you may have to choose your server from the Server dropdown)

list of available recovery points

To view the databases in a recovery point and choose a database to restore to your server along the line of each recovery point you will see some icons as below

restore options

To browse the databases in a restore point click the database icon on the corresponding line folder icon

You will now see a list of databases in the recovery point choose the files or folders you require restoring and click "Restore Selected"

For information if you are restoring a database for a cPanel account and the db has been deleted please create it first in the cPanel account before restoring.

restore button

You will then see the following box, click "Restore"

restore your files

You will then see a window for the task and once it has run you should see the below.

success!

You have successfully restored your database(s) from a restore point!

Thanks

Paul Nesbitt
PAC Web Hosting

 

 

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