Backup and Restore

How to backup and restore Boost


  1. 1.
    Shutdown boostd before taking a backup
  2. 2.
    Take a backup using the command line
boostd backup <backup directory>
Boost backup does not include dagstore and user can copy dagstore directory to a bckup location manually. Dagstore can be reinitialized if there is no backup.


  1. 1.
    Make sure that --boost-repo flag is set if you wish to restore to a custom location. Otherwise, it will be restored to ~/.boost directory
  2. 2.
    Restore the boost repo using the command line
boostd restore <backup directory>
Once restore is complete, dagstore can be manually copied inside the boost repo to restore it.