Backups of your files and databases are located in the
$HOME/admin/backup directory for your account. You can restore them using the Advanced > Restore backups menu.
Choose the required date,
Then check the one or more databases and/or directories required 1.
Restore will overwrite the current configuration, so make a backup first.
The restore time depends on the size of the files to restore.
To restore a backup manually.
Connect to your account in SSH ;
$ rsync -av --delete $HOME/admin/backup/[date]/files/[directory]/ $HOME/[directory]/
Be aware that
--delete will delete all of the files from this directory that have been created since the backup date. To run a test add
Restore a MySQL database:
$ xzcat $HOME/admin/backup/[date]/mysql/[base].sql.xz | mysql -h mysql-[account].alwaysdata.net -u [user] -p [base]
Restore a PostgreSQL database:
$ xzcat $HOME/admin/backup/[date]/postgresql/[base].sql.xz | psql -h postgresql-[account].alwaysdata.net -U [user] -W -d [base]
Restore a MongoDB database:
$ xzcat $HOME/admin/backup/[date]/mongodb/[base].xz | mongorestore -h mongodb-[account].alwaysdata.net -u [user] -p -d [base]
It is not mandatory to restore both databases and files. ↩︎