Cortex XSOAR automatically backs up the database. If the database becomes corrupted or you need to revert to an earlier version of your data, you can restore a database backup.
Any Cortex XSOAR service that uses the Elasticsearch database does not run automatic backups. To back up or restore the contents of your Elasticsearch database, follow the instructions for Disaster Recovery for Elasticsearch.
Log out all users from Cortex XSOAR.
Stop the service.
sudo service demisto stop
Delete the contents of the database directory.
By default, the database directory is
Copy the backup file to the database location.
.gzipbackup file using
When you run the command, new sub-folders are created (where you ran the command) with the
dbfiles inside. If you use the default path, the files are in the
varfolder. For example, the following files are generated:
root@myhost:/var/lib/demisto/backup# tar -xzf daily_29_Jun_2021__0738.tar.gz root@myhost:/var/lib/demisto/backup# cd var/lib/demisto/backup/daily_29_Jun_2021__0738 root@myhost:/var/lib/demisto/backup/var/lib/demisto/backup/daily_29_Jun_2021__0738# ls demisto.db demisto_062021.db
demisto_XXXXX.dbfiles to the
demisto.dbfile in the
You do not need to move the files, as the required
_XXXXX.dbfiles are already in the
The following directories need to be restored manually:
Restart the server and log in to Cortex XSOAR.