This topic discusses how to back up and restore a Unomaly instance.
Log into the Unomaly instance
You need to log into the Unomaly instance to run the backup or restore tools.
Use SSH to connect to the Unomaly instance and log in to the console menu.
In the console menu, enter 7 to get to the system shell.
Once in the system shell, you can run the commands to backup or restore Unomaly.
unomaly-backup command to back up a Unomaly instance’s learnings, configuration, and data. This commands saves the information into a compressed file in the specified path.
unomaly-backup - Backup everything related to Unomaly -h --help Show this help and exit -b --backup Start backup -p --path Customize backup path (default: '/DATA') -d --delete-events Delete raw events to make room for backup
If there’s not enough storage for the backup in the specified path, it will fail. When this happens, you have two options:
- (Recommended) Run the backup command and save the backup to a different path, such as an external storage device.
- Run the backup command and delete raw events to make room for the backup file.
unomaly-restore command to restore a Unomaly instance from a backup file.
unomaly-restore - Restore a Unomaly backup file Usage: unomaly-restore [options] [filename] -h --help Show this help and exit -f --force Force restore even though versions do not match
If you run the
unomaly-restore command without options, you will be directed to the help information.
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