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8.4.4. Restoring the Database

RHN DB Control makes Embedded Database restoration a relatively simple process. As in the creation of backups, you will need to shut down the database and related services first by issuing the following commands in this order as root:
service rhn-satellite stop
Then switch to the oracle user and issue this command, including the directory containing the backup, to begin the restoration:
db-control restore DIRNAME
This not only restores the Embedded Database but first verifies the contents of the backup directory using md5sums. Once the restoration is complete, return to root user mode and restart the database and related services with these commands in this order:
service rhn-satellite start