-k|-compress

This BRARCHIVE command option sets compression mode.

Input syntax: -k|-compress no|yes|hardware|only

Default value: no (no compression)

See -k|-compress.

The option -k onlyhas practically no meaning for BRARCHIVE as the information is not saved in the database. See Hardware Compression for BBRACKUP. It can only be used to check the compression rate of offline redo log files.