Restoring a backup#

To restore a backup of the server, stop the server and replace the existing files and databases with the backup files and databases.

Parent topic: Backing up and recovering

Restore a backup of the server#

  1. To restore the server from a backup, follow these steps:
  2. Stop the server.

  3. Copy the server files from the backup to the application data directory, overwriting the current files.

    You must restore the backup files to the same location as the existing files because configuration files include system paths.

  4. Restore the database from the backup.

    Important: You must restore the database from a backup that was taken at the same time as the backup of the application data directory.

  5. Restart the server.