Data is restored to an operating system that is different from the backup operating system using the
cbrestoretool with the
To restore the data to a cluster with a different operating system, connect to the 8091 port, and use the
rehash=1 option to rehash the information and distribute the data to the appropriate node within the cluster.
rehash=1 rehashes the partition IDs of each item.
This is required when transferring data between clusters with a different number of partitions, such as when transferring data from a Mac OS X server to a non-Mac OS X cluster.
cbrestore backup -u [username] -p [password] -x rehash=1 http://[host]:8091 --bucket-source [my_bucket] --bucket-destination [my_bucket]
|If you backed up multiple buckets from Mac OS X and are restoring to either Linux or Windows, each bucket must be restored individually.|
Couchbase Server on Mac OS X uses a different number of configured vBuckets than Linux and Windows installations.
Because of this, restoring to Mac OS X from a Linux or Windows backup or restoring to Linux/Windows from a Mac OS X backup requires the
To backup the data (from any operating system), use the standard
cbbackup tool and options.