Restoring BART Backups v8

You can restore the backups that you have earlier created using BART server on a target remote host. When you select a particular BART server, all the associated backups are listed in the Dashboard under Initiated Server Backups.

To restore a backup, click the Restore icon next to the backup that you want to restore.

Restore Backup dialog - General tab

In the Restore Backup dialog, provide information in the fields on the General tab:

  • Use the Target agent field name to specify the name of the agent where you want to restore the backup.
  • Use the Remote user field to specify the use account on the remote database server host where you want to restore the backup.
  • Use the Remote host address field to specify the IP address of the remote host where you want to restore the backup.
  • Use the SSH port field to specify the SSH port to be used for restoring the backup.
  • Use the Restore path field to specify the path where you want to restore the backup.
  • Use the Number of workers field to specify processes to run in parallel to stream the modified blocks of an incremental backup to the restore location.
  • Use the Setup passwordless SSH? switch to specify if you want to create SSH certificates to allow passwordless logins between the BART server and the target host for restore.
  • Use the Verify checksum switch to specify if you want to verify checksum of a backup.

Restore Backup dialog - Advanced tab

On the Advanced tab, specify your preferences for advanced options for restoring the backup:

  • Use the Copy WALs to restore path? switch to specify if you want to copy WALs to the restore path.
  • Use the Point in time recovery switch to specify if you want point in time recovery.
  • Use the Timeline ID field to specify the timeline ID to be used for replaying the archived WAL files for point-in-time recovery.
  • Use the Transaction ID (XID) field to specify the transaction ID for point-in-time recovery.
  • Use the Timestamp field to the timestamp to be used for restore.
Note

You can specify either Transaction ID or Timestamp for the point-in-time recovery.

Restore Backup dialog - Notifications tab

Use the fields on the Notifications tab to specify the email notification settings for restoring the backup.

  • Use the Send the notifications field to specify when you want the email notifications to be sent.
  • Use the Email group field to specify the email group that should receive the email notification.