Restore (General)

Use this dialog box to control how the specified data is to be restored.

Destination Server

Displays the name of the instance to which the selected data will be restored. To change the destination, click one from the list.

Source Server

Displays the name of the source server or database, depending on whether an instance or database was selected for restore.

Server State

Displays the current state of the server.


Click to update the current state of the server.


  • Point in time

    Specifies that the restore operation must restore single or multiple databases to the selected date and time.

  • Sybase Create Devices

    Specifies whether to create devices.

  • Step-by-step

    Specifies to restore the single database selected from the Latest Data dialog box (accessed using Browse). This field is displayed only when one database is selected for restore.

Restore Time and Time Zone

Displays only those jobs that occurred within the specified point in time. Select the following options:
  • Restore Time

    Provides a space for you to enter the date and time. Click the arrow to display a calendar.

  • Time Zone

    Lists the time zones. To change the time zone, select one from the list.

Recover Types

Specifies the type of restore job.

  • Recover

    Specifies that the restore operation must recover the databases to an available online state. No data is actually written. All other options are disabled when this option is selected.

  • No Recover

    Specifies that the database will be offline for the recovery.


Click to select additional restore options.

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 restores performed from the command line, see Command Line Interface for Sybase iDataAgent.