Restore to Another Server Using Credentials

To restore a database to another server, you can specify credentials of a user account under which the backup was created.

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 credentials of the account under which the backup was created, type 2:

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: 2

  1. Veeam Plug-in will prompt you to provide credentials of the user account that under which the backup was created. Enter a user name and password of the account:

Enter username:
Enter password for <username>:

  1. Depending on the name of the target instane, perform one of the following operations:
  • If you restore to 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.