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Restore and export Box backups in Cloud Application Backup

To restore or export the backup data, follow these steps:

  1. In the CAB Management Portal, click Recovery in the sidebar menu, and then click Box.

  2. Find the user account to restore or export the data for, and then click Next (Next icon) in the Action column.

  3. Select the preferred choice for restore:

    • Via Snapshot

      1. Set the date range to show all snapshots within this range, and then click Continue.

      2. In the list of snapshots, select the snapshot to restore or export the data from.

        You can also restore or export specific items from snapshots. To browse a snapshot, click Explore (Explore icon) in the Action column, select the desired item(s), and then click Restore or Download.

    • Via Item Search

      1. Enter the search query (click More (More icon) to show the advanced search options), and then click Continue.

      2. In the list of items, select the item(s) to restore or export.

  4. Click Restore to recover the selected items (you can restore the items to a different account), or click Download and specify the desired options to export the selected items.

    When exporting, the data is archived in a ZIP file, which can be downloaded locally or exported to Amazon S3, Azure Blob, Box, or Dropbox.

After you initiate the restore or the download process, you can view its current status in the Restore & download status section.

Restore and download status

You can manage the process using the following special actions in the Action column:

Action Icon Description
Download Download icon Download exported data
Info Info icon View process details
Cancel Cancel icon Stop process