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OnCommand Workflow Automation 5.1

Restore (full) the WFA database using REST APIs


You can do a full restore of the OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) database by using REST APIs. In a full restore, you can restore the WFA database, WFA configuration, and key.

  • You must have created a .zip backup of the WFA database.

  • You must have admin or architect credentials.

  • If you are restoring the database as a part of the migration procedure, you must do a full restore.

  1. Enter the following URL in the REST client browser: https://IP address of WFA server/rest/backups?full=true

  2. In the Backup window, select the POST method.

  3. In the Part drop-down list, select Multipart Body.

  4. In the File field, enter the following information:

    1. In the Content type drop-down list, select multi-part/form-data.

    2. In the Charset drop-down list, select ISO-8859-1.

    3. In the File name field, enter the name of the backup file you created and that you want to restore.

    4. Click Browse.

    5. Select the location of the .zip backup file.

  5. Navigate to the /opt/netapp/wfa/bin directory, and restart the WFA services:

  6. Restart the NetApp WFA Database and NetApp WFA Server service:

    wfa --restart

  7. Verify that the restore operation is successful and WFA is accessible.