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Restoring the PSM Server Database from a Backup


Use this procedure to restore the PSM server database from a backup.

The PSM server database is automatically backed up daily as a cron job (/etc/cron.daily/mysqlbackup). By default, the backup is run every morning between 3:00 and 4:00 AM. The backups are stored in /backups/daily/ems.

The backups are gzipped and stored using the following naming convention:

For example:

  1. Stop the PSM server.
  2. Uninstall the PSM server.
  3. Drop the ems database. For example:
  4. Change directory to where the backups are stored.
  5. Unzip the desired backup.

    For example:

    The backup file is unzipped into the local directory. For example:

  6. Restore the backup.

    For example:

  7. Reinstall the PSM server.

    For example:

  8. Reboot the server.

    The backup is restored.