Recovering Databases with the cPanel UI

Downloading database dumps

1. Click Acronis Backup.
2. Open the Backups tab.
3. Select a recovery point.
4. Click Databases.
5. Select the databases to download.
6. Click Download.

As result, a .zip archive with SQL dumps is prepared and placed into your home folder.

Recovering databases to the original location

1. Click Acronis Backup.
2. Open the Backups tab.
3. Select a recovery point.
4. Click Databases.
5. Select databases to recover.
6. Click Recover.
7. Make sure that the Add suffix to the recovered database name check box is cleared.
8. Click Recover.

As a result, the selected databases are recovered to the original location.  The existing databases are overwritten. If a database no longer exists, it is recreated automatically.

Recovering databases as new ones

1. Click Acronis Backup.
2. Open the Backups tab.
3. Select a recovery point.
4. Click Databases.
5. Select databases to recover. 
6. Click Recover.
7. Select the Add suffix to the recovered database name check box.
8. Click Recover.

As a result, new databases with the “%original_name%%suffix%” name is created in cPanel. The existing databases are not affected.


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