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Restore from Incremental Backup


If RadioButton Restore from incremental backup is specified as the restore type, you need to set restore from incremental backup options.

 

Note: This restore type is only available for Firebird version 2.0 or higher.

 

Restore Database - Restore from Incremental Backup

 

 

Restore into

This group allows you to define the target host onto which the incremental backup will be restored.

 

RadioButton Existing host

Specifies that the database will be restored onto an existing (already registered) host. Use the Host name drop-down list to select the host for the restored database.

 

RadioButton New host

Specifies that the database will be restored onto a new host. If this option is selected, you will need to specify new host options at the next step. For details see Setting connection parameters.

 

File name

Type in or use the btnSaveAs button to specify the database location and name (*.FDB).

 

 

Restore source

This group allows you to select the restore source file(s) from the backup history or specify them manually.

 

 

RadioButton Select entry from backup history

Indicates that the backup file(s) will be selected from the the backup history.

 

Restore Database - Restore from Incremental Backup - Backup history

 

 

Select the Source database from the drop-down list to get its backup history that will be displayed in list below.

Note: Only local Firebird databases can be found in the drop-down list.

 

The list displays the backup history items as a grid with the following columns: Level, Timestamp, Filename.

Click a column caption to sort items by values of this column in the ascending or the descending mode.

Check/uncheck the boxes in the first column to select/deselect items.

Note: Levels of the selected backups must form a continuous range with 0 and n as boundaries with step 1 (0,1,2,3...n-1,n).

 

 

RadioButton Specify backup files manually

Indicates that the backup file(s) will be specified manually.

 

Restore Database - Restore from Incremental Backup - Backup files

 

 

The area below allows you to select source files for incremental restore manually. Use the btnAddItem btnRemoveItem buttons to add and remove files. Type in or use the ExplorerButton button to specify file location and name.

 

 


See also:

Restore from Full Backup

Restore from Journal Archive

Restore Online Dump