SnapProtect - Restore - Oracle RAC

Perform a Restore

As restoring your backup data is very crucial, it is recommended that you perform a restore operation immediately after your first full backup to understand the process.

The following sections explain the steps for restoring a database.

    • From the CommCell Console, navigate to Policies | Storage Policies.
    • Right-click the <storage policy> and click Properties.
    • Click the Copy Precedence tab.
    • Click OK.

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <RAC Client>.

    Right-click the <Instance>, point to All Tasks, and then click Browse and Restore.

  2. Click View Content.

  3. In the right pane of the Browse window, click the <Instance> and select all the entities.

    Click Recover All Selected.

  4. Click Streams tab.

    Double-click on the Streams to change the number of streams for each instance. Select at least 1 as the number of streams for Snap restore.

  5. Click Advanced.

  6. Click the Options tab.

    In the Reset Logs box, select None.

    Select Open DB.

    Select the Switch Database mode for Restore checkbox.

    Click OK.

  7. You can monitor the progress of the restore job in the Job Controller window of the CommCell Console.

  8. Once the database is restored, verify that the restored database and log files are available in the original location.

Congratulations - You have successfully completed your first backup and restore.

If you want to further explore this Agent's features read the Advanced sections of this documentation.