This topic describes how to restore files from Database Backup.


The database is backed up. For more information, see Back up a file.


  1. Log on to the DBS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Backup Schedules. On the Backup Schedules page, select a region in the upper-left corner.
    Select a region
  3. On the Backup Schedules page, click Manage in the Actions column corresponding to the ID of the backup schedule based on which you want to create physical backups.
  4. On the Configure Task page, click Restore Database in the upper-right corner.
  5. In the Set Time Restored To step of the Create Restore Task wizard, set the parameters as described in the following table and click Next.
    Set Time Restored To - file
    Section Parameter Description
    N/A Task Name The name of the restoration task. DBS generates a task name. We recommend that you set a descriptive name that makes the task easy to identify. Task names do not have to be unique.
    Set Time Restored To Time Range Available to Restore The time range available to restore the source instance. DBS displays the available time range.
    Restore To The point in time to which you want to restore the source instance. The value must be within the time range that is specified by the Time Range Available to Restore parameter.
    Configure Destination Database Instance Region The region where the backup gateway on the destination server is deployed.
    Backup Gateway The backup gateway installed on the destination server. For more information, see Add a backup gateway.
    Note This backup gateway is installed on the destination server.
    Database Type The type of the database that you want to restore. Default value: File.
  6. In the Configure Objects to Restore step, select the file path that you want to restore in the Source file directory object section and click the right arrow to add it to the File directory object selected section. Click Next.
    Configure Objects to Restore - file
    Note You can click Edit to the right of a file path to rename the path.
  7. If the Precheck Passed message appears, click Start Task.