In this article you will find out how to restore the data from a GitLab group backup.
Opening the restore view
Go to the DevOps tab and next click the GitLab section. From the GitLab, dashboard selects the Groups button.
From the open view, select the restore icon.
Selecting backup version
choosing the right grop to restore the system will display the Backup
copies section, where you can select the version of backup that you want
to restore. Click on one of the displayed dates and then select the Restore button.
Choose the data to restore or use the default options.
Data to restore
There you can change
your previous configuration of data that will be included in the
restore process. If you would like to change/add some data to the
restore process click the Edit button.
This section allows
you to define the destination of the restore process, where you can
select organization that is assigned to the GitProtect platform.
is no option to restore the GitLab groups between the other Git provider -
you can restore it only between GitLab environments.
Use the switch to restore the group with a different name.
Use the checkbox to reduce internet bandwidth.
Device used to restore the data
you can also change the Worker - is a device that is directly
responsible for the backup process of your GitLab Groups. You can have
many workers and use different workers
for each backup plan.
It is worth to know, that Cloud
Worker ( cloud-installed GitProtect worker) allows you to perfrom
Cloud-to-cloud backup, in case if you want to store your backups in the
If you have successfully configured everything, you can press the Start now button to start the restore process.