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7 Recovering From a Console Failure : 7.2 Manually Recovering from Console Backups

If you wish to manually save backups, you can use the Postgres pg_dump or pg_dumpall command to archive the console database. Then, you can then use the pg_restore command to restore the console database if necessary.
The backup script provided with the Ark console uses pg_dump to create a plain-text SQL script file that contains the commands required to rebuild the console database to the state in which the backup was taken. After using ssh to connect to the host of the console, you can use the following command to invoke the psql command line tool and restore the console:
Where recovery_file specifies the path and name of the backup file you wish to restore.

7 Recovering From a Console Failure : 7.2 Manually Recovering from Console Backups

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