Restoring (regular) the WFA database using REST APIs

You can do a regular restore of the OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) database by using REST APIs. In a regular restore, you can only restore the WFA database.

Before you begin


  1. Enter the following URL in the REST client browser: https://IP address of WFA server/rest/backups
  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 as backupFile.
    4. Click Browse.
    5. Select the location of the .zip backup file.
  5. Navigate to the WFA_install_location\wfa\bin directory, and restart the WFA services:
  6. Verify that the restore operation is successful and WFA is accessible.