Restore to Another Server Using Configured Authentication

You can restore a database to another server using an account and authentication method that were specified in the Veeam Plug-in settings during the Veeam Plug-in configuring process.

To restore database, do the following steps:

  1. Start the restore operation with the following command:

/opt/veeam/VeeamPluginforDB2/DB2ConfigTool --set-backup-for-restore

  1. Veeam Plug-in will prompt you to select an authentication method to access the backup. To access the backup using the authentication method that was specified during the Veeam Plug-in configuration process, type 1:

Select authentication type or disable the functionality:
0. To disable the functionality
1. Currently set authentication data
2. Credentials
3. Recovery token
Enter authentication type number: 1

  1. Veeam Plug-in will display backups available for restore under the user account specified in the Veeam Plug-in configuration. For the user account with a security certificate, Veeam Plug-in displays backups created under this user account.

Select a backup to start the restore process:

Select backup to be used:
1. Backup1
2. Backup2
3. Backup3
Enter backup number: 3
The selected backup [Backup3] will be used for all restore operations.

  1. Depending on the name of the target instance, perform one of the following operations:
  • If you restore to another instance with the same name as the backed-up instance, continue the restore operation in the same way you restore to the original server. For details, see Restore to Original Server.