Restoring Informix Instance to the Current Location (In Place)


You can restore Informix data to the current location (in 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 In place tab, complete the following steps:

    1. Under Restore database, select the data you want to restore:

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

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

      • To restore both the physical and logical data, select both the Physical and Logical check boxes.

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

    2. 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, and then specify the time.

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

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

  6. Click Submit.

What to Do Next

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