Scenario: Select a backup file and start the restoration immediately

  • Minimum required privileges: Infrastructure administrator .

  • HPE OneView is installed on a new or replacement appliance.

  1. From the main menu, select Settings, and then select Backup.
  2. Select Actions > Restore from backup.

    A dialog box opens.

  3. Read the on-screen notification, then select Select a backup file.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Drag the backup file and drop it into the indicated text box.

    • Click Browse, and then select the backup file to upload.


      Not all browsers and browser versions offer the ability to drag and drop files onto applications.

  5. Click Upload and restore.

    Wait until the restore process is complete. A status page indicates progress.

    When the restore process completes, you are returned to the login page where you can log in to the restored appliance.

  6. Upload the firmware bundles used by your server profiles, enclosures, and logical interconnects. These were not saved as part of the backup file. Refer to each profile's Firmware baseline setting to determine the file name for the required baseline.
  7. If you used HPE OneView to create a custom SPP, re-create the custom SPP after the base SPP and the hotfixes are uploaded to the repository using one of the following methods:

  8. Verify that the restore operation was successful by logging in to the appliance and successfully resolving any discrepancies that the restore operation cannot resolve automatically.