Restoring a backup of a DynamoDB table from Amazon Backup - Amazon DynamoDB
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Restoring a backup of a DynamoDB table from Amazon Backup

This section describes how to restore a backup of a DynamoDB table from Amazon Backup.

Restoring a DynamoDB table from Amazon Backup

To restore your DynamoDB tables from Amazon Backup, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to the Amazon Management Console and open the DynamoDB console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/dynamodb/

  2. In the navigation pane on the left side of the console, choose Tables.

  3. Choose the Backups tab.

  4. Select the check box next to the previous backup that you want to restore from.

  5. Choose Restore. You will be taken to the Restore table from backup screen.

  6. Enter the name for the newly restored table, the encryption that this new table will have, the key you want the restore to be encryped with, and other options.

  7. When you're finished, choose Restore.

  8. You will see a notification that the request to restore was submitted successfully. To view the progress of restoring the table, choose View details.

    This will take you to the Amazon Backup console for further information on the progress of the task.

Restoring a DynamoDB table to another Region or account

To restore a DynamoDB table to another Region or account, you will first need to copy the backup to that new Region or account. In order to copy to another account, that account must first grant you permission. After you have copied your DynamoDB backup to the new Region or account, it can be restored with the process in the previous section.