Alternatively, you can carry out the restore procedure with custom settings, specifying the restore point and destination location you need. Do the following:
- If necessary, click the link to Pick another restore point. Use the calendar control to choose from the available dates when restore points were created - they are marked with blue square outline; if more than one restore point per day was created, select the required time on the right.
- If you backed up archived redo logs for the database, you can also select the required Point in time using the timeline and the slider.
For more information on log backup, refer to the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide and to the Preparing and Application-Consistent Backup section of this guide.
The timeline includes the following timestamps (relatively to currently selected server restore point):
- Beginning – refers to the previous restore point of Oracle server VM which contains selected database backup
- End – refers to the next restore point which contains selected database backup
- If previous restore point (server backup) was not found, or database backup does not exist in it, then Beginning will refer to current restore point.
- If next restore point (server backup) and corresponding transaction log backup were not found, or if database backup does not exist in server backup, then End will refer to current restore point.
- If next restore point (server backup) was not found, but transaction log backup exists for the preceding period, then End will refer to the latest log backup time.
- To specify target location, click the Destination link. Specify the location where you want the database items to be restored.
- If you selected Restore to the original location, consider that user credentials for restore procedure will be picked as follows:
- Firstly, Veeam will try to use the account of the backup job that contains Oracle server VM, or the account which is currently logged in.
- If this account does not have sufficient rights to perform the restore procedure (for example, in case of imported backup), you will be prompted to supply the necessary credentials. Make sure the account has access to the original VM guest OS (Windows or Linux); if restoring an Oracle 12 Database on Windows server, then you may need to enter password for Oracle home.
Specified account’s role in the Enterprise Manager should allow that user to restore Oracle databases. See the Providing Access Rights section for details.
- Another option is Restore to alternative location, described in the next section.
- Click Restore to proceed.
- If restoring to the original location, this will start the restore process.
- If restoring to another location, this will launch restore wizard for you to follow.