Using Apache HBase to store and access data
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Command for restoring backup image

Use hbase restore command as hbase superuser to restore a backup image.

hbase restore <backup_path> <backup_id> [options]

Required command-line arguments


It specifies the path to a backup destination root, which is the full filesystem URI of where to store the backup image. Valid prefixes are hdfs:, webhdfs:, gpfs:, and s3fs:.


The backup ID that uniquely identifies the backup image to be restored.

Optional command-line arguments


It checks the restore sequence and dependencies only, however it is not executed. It performs a dry-run of the restore.


It enables debug loggings.

-m <arg>

A comma-separated list of target tables to restore into.


Overwrite the data, if any of the restore target tables exists.

-q <arg>

It allows you to specify the Yarn queue name to run the backup restore command on.

-t <arg>

A comma-separated list of tables to restore. The values for this argument must be entered directly after the backupId argument.

-s <arg>

It specifies Backup set to restore. It is mutually exclusive with the -t (table list) option.


It shows the usage of the restore command.