Restore to Another Server Using Recovery Token

You can restore a database to another server using a recovery token generated in Veeam Backup & Replication and provided to you by a backup administrator.

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 a recovery token, type 3:

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: 3

  1. Veeam Plug-in will display the fingerprint of the Veeam Backup & Replication server and prompt you to provide a recovery token:

Veeam Backup & Replication server fingerprint: CA4F820F164C02A9AAC75562FC35330A93CDAA3C.
Continue? (y/n) : y
Enter recovery token:

  1. Veeam Plug-in will display backups for which the recovery token was generated. Select the necessary backup:

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 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.