RDS Instance Restore

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    In case of a disaster, you can restore an RDS instance from a cloud-native snapshot, snapshot replica or an AWS snapshot. Veeam Backup for AWS allows you to restore only one RDS instance at a time, to the original location or to a new location.

    How RDS Instance Restore Works

    To restore an RDS instance from a snapshot, Veeam Backup for AWS performs the following steps using native AWS capabilities:

    1. Creates an RDS instance in the specified location.
    2. Modifies the configuration setting values of the created RDS instance.
    3. Restores backed-up databases to the restored RDS instance.

    How to Perform Instance Restore

    To restore a protected RDS instance, complete the following steps:

    1. Launch the RDS Restore wizard.
    2. Select a restore point.
    3. Specify an IAM identity for restore.
    4. Choose a restore mode.
    5. Enable encryption.
    6. Configure RDS instance settings.
    7. Configure network settings.
    8. Specify a restore reason.
    9. Finish working with the wizard.