When a backup integration is present in the cloud platform, the restore backups feature enables users to request restore of their backups previously performed with Abiquo.
A new privilege called "Restore virtual machine backups" has been added to enable users with this privilege to restore backups. By default in a new install, this privilege is assigned to the CLOUD_ADMIN and ENTERPRISE_ADMIN roles.
In the UI, on the Edit virtual machine popup, on the Latest backups tab, we have added a Restore link that will display beside a backup when the status is done or completed. And there is a new tab called Restore Requests. This tab will show the status of the restore requests.
A user can restore a backup if:
As there have been changes to the main backup front-end feature in this version, this document includes the full Abiquo Backup Integration instructions.
Backup ID is required
Your integration must enter a new backup result id field with a unique ID for each completed backup. The restore feature will search for the ID to retrieve details of a completed backup
Changes to the Backup Feature in Abiquo 3.2
The changes to the main backup front-end feature in Abiquo 3.2 are:
Backups and Restore in the Abiquo UI