How to Restore a Deleted Repository

Daniel Poterman
2021-02-25 16:15

How to Restore a Deleted Repository

In Artifactory, a repository may be deleted, intentionally or by mistake. In case you want to restore the deleted repository, there are two ways to do that.

  • From the Trash Can
  • Using the Repository Import feature

Taking these in order, to restore a repository from the Trash Can, first create a new repository of the same type. Then head over to the Artifacts view, scroll down to find the Trash can. Mark the desired repository, right click >> Restore.
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In the restore window, select the newly created Repository and click Restore
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The second method to restore the deleted repository is with the Repository Import feature.
In order to do that, you will need to create a new repository and import the deleted repository directory from the Repository Import page
Navigate to the Administration tab >> Artifactory >> Import & Export >> Repositories. Scroll down to Import Repository from Path, in the Target Repository Path, select the newly created repository and browse to locate the daily backup location (usually found in $JFROG_HOME/artifactory/backup/artifactory/backup_daily/current/repositories), select the desired repository and click on import.
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