Restore Options (Service Application)

Use this dialog box to select the restore options for Service Applications that are used to share services across Web applications.


Displays the name of the Service Application being restored.

New DB Configuration

Click on Browse to specify a different location if you wish to restore the Service Application in a different location.


Specifies whether to overwrite the Service Application if already in use.

Restore Defaults

Click to undo any changes made to the fields.


Click to display the Advanced Restore Options screen.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.

For more information on backups performed from the command line, see Command Line Interface for SharePoint Server iDataAgent.