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How to Restore Databases via cPanel

A guide on how to restore your account databases via the cPanel Restore Manager

The cPanel Backup Restore Manager provides an easy to use interface to restore MySQL and PostgreSQL databases. You can located the 'Restore Database' icon under the Restore Manager section in your cPanel.


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Restore Manager

cPanel Restore Manager is not a default feature in cPanel and might be missing from your cPanel if you host your website with a different hosting provider. All FastComet clients should see the cPanel Restore Manager in their hosting account cPanel.

To proceed with the restore process, please select the date of the backup from which you would like to have your database restored.



This will display all databases available in the backup from the desired date. Mark the database you would like to have restored and click on the green Restore button.



Depending on the size of your database this process might take up to a few minutes. Meanwhile you can track the progress of the process. When your database is restored a message will be displayed informing you the process has been completed.