Create and restore application backups


To backup, follow the steps below:

  • Log in to the application as an administrator.
  • Select the “More Settings -> Database Backup” menu item.
  • Click the “Database Backup” checkbox.
  • Click “Backup database now”.
  • A new backup file with a tar.gz extension will be listed. Download it by clicking on it.


To restore, follow the steps below:

  • Stop the servers.
  • Copy your backup file to the directory /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home.
  • Rename the current database folder and create a new one with the commands below:

    $ sudo mv /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home/teamsysdata /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home/teamsysdata.back
    $ sudo mkdir /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home/teamsysdata
  • Restore your backup file:

    $ sudo tar -pxzvf /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home/YouTrack-6.0-backup-date.tar.gz -C /opt/bitnami/apps/youtrack/youtrack_home/teamsysdata
  • Start the servers again.

Last modification September 6, 2018