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Restore my database in Windows Hosting

You can restore a MySQL database from a backup if the original got hacked or damaged. Follow these steps to restore a MySQL database from the manual backup you create in Plesk.

Required: There must be at least one user assigned to the MySQL database before it can be restored using these steps.

Note: Restoring MS-SQL databases is not supported.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Select Web Hosting.
  3. Next to the Windows Hosting account you want to use, select Manage.
  4. In the Dashboard for the account, select Plesk Admin.
  5. In the left-hand navigation select Databases.
  6. Select Import Dump. The Import Database Dump window appears.
  7. Select Upload and then select Browse to choose a ZIP archive on your computer. Or, select Import to choose a file from the directory.
  8. Select Recreate the database and then select OK.

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