You can restore a backup only on a freshly deployed NSX Manager appliance.

To restore an available backup, the Host IP Address, User Name, Password, Backup Directory, Filename Prefix, and Pass Phrase fields in the Backup Location screen must have values that identify the location of the backup to be restored.

Important

Back up your current data before restoring a backup file.

1

Log in to the NSX Manager Virtual Appliance.

2

Under Appliance Management, click Backups & Restore.

3

In the Backups History section, select the check box for the backup to restore.

4

Click Restore.

5

Click OK to confirm.