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Point-in-time recovery (PITR) process for Aiven for Grafana®

The Point-in-Time Recovery (PITR) process allows you to restore your Grafana service using a backup from a specific point in time. When you initiate the restore using the PITR backup for Grafana, a new service will be created to host the restored data. Follow the steps below to perform PITR for Aiven for Grafana:

  1. In the Aiven for Grafana Service, select Backups from the left sidebar.

  2. Click Fork & restore.

  3. In the New Database Fork dialog,

    • Provide a name for the new service.

    • Verify that the appropriate Project name is chosen.

    • Select the desired backup from the available options using the drop-down list.


      If your service has multiple backup files, ensure that you select the correct PITR backup from the dropdown list.

    • Choose your cloud provider, preferred cloud region, and the service plan accordingly.

    popup for setting specifics of the service restore.

  4. Click Create fork to create the new forked service.

  5. You will be redirected to the Overview page of the newly forked service. The service is in the Rebuilding status while it is being created. Once the service is ready, the status changes to Running.

    restore is rebuilding after clicking 'create fork'