AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell
Command Reference

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Synopsis

Calls the Amazon DynamoDB RestoreTableFromBackup API operation.

Syntax

Restore-DDBTableFromBackup
-TargetTableName <String>
-BackupArn <String>
-BillingModeOverride <BillingMode>
-GlobalSecondaryIndexOverride <GlobalSecondaryIndex[]>
-LocalSecondaryIndexOverride <LocalSecondaryIndex[]>
-ProvisionedThroughputOverride_ReadCapacityUnit <Int64>
-ProvisionedThroughputOverride_WriteCapacityUnit <Int64>
-Select <String>
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>
-Force <SwitchParameter>

Description

Creates a new table from an existing backup. Any number of users can execute up to 4 concurrent restores (any type of restore) in a given account. You can call RestoreTableFromBackup at a maximum rate of 10 times per second. You must manually set up the following on the restored table:
  • Auto scaling policies
  • IAM policies
  • Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms
  • Tags
  • Stream settings
  • Time to Live (TTL) settings

Parameters

-BackupArn <String>
The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) associated with the backup.
Required?True
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-BillingModeOverride <BillingMode>
The billing mode of the restored table.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
This parameter overrides confirmation prompts to force the cmdlet to continue its operation. This parameter should always be used with caution.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-GlobalSecondaryIndexOverride <GlobalSecondaryIndex[]>
List of global secondary indexes for the restored table. The indexes provided should match existing secondary indexes. You can choose to exclude some or all of the indexes at the time of restore.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-LocalSecondaryIndexOverride <LocalSecondaryIndex[]>
List of local secondary indexes for the restored table. The indexes provided should match existing secondary indexes. You can choose to exclude some or all of the indexes at the time of restore.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>
Changes the cmdlet behavior to return the value passed to the TargetTableName parameter. The -PassThru parameter is deprecated, use -Select '^TargetTableName' instead. This parameter will be removed in a future version.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-ProvisionedThroughputOverride_ReadCapacityUnit <Int64>
The maximum number of strongly consistent reads consumed per second before DynamoDB returns a ThrottlingException. For more information, see Specifying Read and Write Requirements in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide.If read/write capacity mode is PAY_PER_REQUEST the value is set to 0.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesProvisionedThroughputOverride_ReadCapacityUnits
-ProvisionedThroughputOverride_WriteCapacityUnit <Int64>
The maximum number of writes consumed per second before DynamoDB returns a ThrottlingException. For more information, see Specifying Read and Write Requirements in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide.If read/write capacity mode is PAY_PER_REQUEST the value is set to 0.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesProvisionedThroughputOverride_WriteCapacityUnits
-Select <String>
Use the -Select parameter to control the cmdlet output. The default value is 'TableDescription'. Specifying -Select '*' will result in the cmdlet returning the whole service response (Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.RestoreTableFromBackupResponse). Specifying the name of a property of type Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.RestoreTableFromBackupResponse will result in that property being returned. Specifying -Select '^ParameterName' will result in the cmdlet returning the selected cmdlet parameter value.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-TargetTableName <String>
The name of the new table to which the backup must be restored.
Required?True
Position?1
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Common Credential and Region Parameters

-AccessKey <String>
The AWS access key for the user account. This can be a temporary access key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAK
-Credential <AWSCredentials>
An AWSCredentials object instance containing access and secret key information, and optionally a token for session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-EndpointUrl <String>
The endpoint to make the call against.Note: This parameter is primarily for internal AWS use and is not required/should not be specified for normal usage. The cmdlets normally determine which endpoint to call based on the region specified to the -Region parameter or set as default in the shell (via Set-DefaultAWSRegion). Only specify this parameter if you must direct the call to a specific custom endpoint.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-NetworkCredential <PSCredential>
Used with SAML-based authentication when ProfileName references a SAML role profile. Contains the network credentials to be supplied during authentication with the configured identity provider's endpoint. This parameter is not required if the user's default network identity can or should be used during authentication.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-ProfileLocation <String>
Used to specify the name and location of the ini-format credential file (shared with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs)If this optional parameter is omitted this cmdlet will search the encrypted credential file used by the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio first. If the profile is not found then the cmdlet will search in the ini-format credential file at the default location: (user's home directory)\.aws\credentials.If this parameter is specified then this cmdlet will only search the ini-format credential file at the location given.As the current folder can vary in a shell or during script execution it is advised that you use specify a fully qualified path instead of a relative path.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAWSProfilesLocation, ProfilesLocation
-ProfileName <String>
The user-defined name of an AWS credentials or SAML-based role profile containing credential information. The profile is expected to be found in the secure credential file shared with the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. You can also specify the name of a profile stored in the .ini-format credential file used with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesStoredCredentials, AWSProfileName
-Region <Object>
The system name of an AWS region or an AWSRegion instance. This governs the endpoint that will be used when calling service operations. Note that the AWS resources referenced in a call are usually region-specific.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesRegionToCall
-SecretKey <String>
The AWS secret key for the user account. This can be a temporary secret key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesSK, SecretAccessKey
-SessionToken <String>
The session token if the access and secret keys are temporary session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesST

Outputs

This cmdlet returns an Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.TableDescription object. The service call response (type Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model.RestoreTableFromBackupResponse) can also be referenced from properties attached to the cmdlet entry in the $AWSHistory stack.

Supported Version

AWS Tools for PowerShell: 2.x.y.z