Restore Corrupted Backup

As of Backup Agent 7.9.2 for Windows it is possible to restore the part of the corrupted files backup (new backup format) data that was not damaged.

Situation

Restore plan fails and returns the following error message:

Backup history reports the following wornings:

These errors occur in case of part of backup data on the backup storage is accidentally deleted or lost.

Solution

  1. Open the Backup Agent
  2. In Tools > Options make any change, e.g., logging level.
  3. Click Apply. This update the engine settings file.
  4. Reset the options to the previous settings. Click Apply.
  5. Open the file enginesettings.list in the % ProgramData\Cloudberry Lab\CloudBerry Backup folder.
  6. Change <IgnoreMissingBlocks>false</IgnoreMissingBlocks> to <IgnoreMissingBlocks>true</IgnoreMissingBlocks>
  7. Save the file.

Now you are ready to start restore.

All files that is not damaged will be restored compltely, damaged files will be partially restored, damaged comtent will be replaced with zeros. The following information message will be reported:

You can find information on what files will be restored partially in the history:

https://git.cloudberrylab.com/egor.m/doc-help-std.git