Restoring Informix Instance to a Different Location (Out of Place)


You can restore Informix data to a different location (out of place).


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. In the row for the database instance to restore, click the action button , and then click Restore.

    The Backup content page appears.

  3. To perform restore from a secondary copy, from the Restore from default copy box, select a copy.

  4. Click Restore.

    The Restore options dialog box appears.

  5. On the Out of place tab, complete the following steps:

    1. From the Destination Client box, select a client to restore the instance to.

    2. From the Destination Instance box, select an instance.

    3. Under Restore database, select the data to restore:

      • To restore the physical data, select the Physical check box.

      • To the logical data, select the Logical check box.

      • To restore the emergency boot file (ixbar), oncfg and ONCONFIG files, select the Restore config files check box.

    4. Under Restore options, select the time to restore data from:

      • To restore data from the most recent backup, select Most recent backup.

      • To restore data from a specific date and time, select Point in time.

        You can restore dbspaces from the full backup created at or before the point in time based on the date and time that you specify.

      • To restore data up to a specific logical log, select Up to logical log, and then select the logical log number from the backed up log.

        You can view the last log number from ixbar or bar_act.log files.

        You can restore all of the data for committed transactions up to and including the logical log that you specify.

  6. Click Submit.

What to Do Next

To view the application logs of the jobs, see Viewing the Application Logs.