Restore EC2 Instance

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Hi, I got a virus attack on my server. I didn't set up any backup. Its attacked on 18th August. Now I would like to restore my server on 17th august, so I can get back my files.

Is there any way to achive this?

asked 3 months ago32 views
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Hello, If you weren't leveraging EBS snapshots via Data Lifecycle Manager or AWS Backup to make backups of the EC2 instance, there's unfortunately no way to restore the prior state of an EC2 instance.

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/snapshot-lifecycle.html https://aws.amazon.com/getting-started/hands-on/amazon-ec2-backup-and-restore-using-aws-backup/

I'd highly recommend implementing one of those two options so you can restore to a previous state in the future.

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Rob_H
answered 3 months ago
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Chris_G
reviewed 3 months ago
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Please raise a support ticket for this issue. In this forum we don't have access to your account information, identity or any AWS resources that you're running but the support team does and can help you determine what has happened. Did you take backup or had snapshots/Read-Replicas etc in any other region to take the backup from ?

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answered 3 months ago

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