If a crash occurs, you can restore your VMware Integrated OpenStack management server and OpenStack database from a previous backup.

You perform restore operations in the CLI for the VMware Integrated OpenStack Manager.

Log in with administrative or super-user (sudo) privileges to perform restore operations.

Verify that you have backups of the management server and database available. See Back Up the VMware Integrated OpenStack Deployment.

1

Using SSH, log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack manager.

2

Switch to root user.

sudo su -
3

(Optional) Switch to verbose mode.

viocli restore <-v | -verbose>
4

(Optional) View the help options.

viocli restore <-h | -help>
5

Restore the OpenStack management server, where PATH specifies the intended location for the backup file..

viocli restore mgmt_server \
[-d DEPLOYMENT] \
<BACKUP_NAME> \
<NFS_VOLUME> 

Option

Description

-d DEPLOYMENT

Indicates the backup by the deployment name assigned when it was created.

BACKUP_NAME

Indicates the timestamp label of the backup file to be used to restore the management server.

NFS_VOLUME

Indicates the NFS host where the backup file is located.

6

Restore the OpenStack database.

viocli restore openstack_db \
[-d DEPLOYMENT] \
<BACKUP_NAME> \
<NFS_VOLUME> 

Option

Description

-d DEPLOYMENT

Indicates the backup by the deployment name assigned when it was created.

BACKUP_NAME

Indicates the timestamp label of the backup file to be used to restore the database.

NFS_VOLUME

Indicates the NFS host where the backup file is located.

You restore your VMware Integrated OpenStack management server and OpenStack database to the state of the backups.