Step 3. Choose Restore Mode

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    At the Restore Mode step of the wizard, choose whether you want to restore Amazon DB instances to the original or new location:

    • To restore DB instances with initial settings to the original AWS Region, select the Restore to the original location option. Note that the original DB instance will be automatically powered off and removed from Amazon RDS after the restore process completes successfully.

    If you select this option, you will proceed directly to the Reason step of the wizard.


    The Restore to the original location option is disabled in the following cases:

    • If the IAM role that you specify belongs to an AWS account other than the AWS account where the source RDS resources belong.
    • If snapshots of DB instances from which you restore are Amazon DB instance snapshots created in AWS without using Veeam Backup for AWS.
    • To restore DB instances to a different AWS Region or with different settings, select the Restore to a new location, or with different settings option.

    If you select this option, the Restore to Amazon RDS wizard will include additional steps for specifying the target AWS Region and DB instance settings.

    Step 3. Choose Restore Mode