Backup: Performing Backups

Operators who have been assigned the Backup server authorization can execute the following DBM commands:

DBM command

Description

archive_stage

Creating a single archive of backup files (only for log backups)

archive_stage_repeat

Creating multiple archives of backup files (only for log backups)

autolog_cancel

Exiting an automatic log backup that has been interrupted

autolog_off

Canceling automatic log backup

autolog_on

Activating automatic log backup

autolog_show

Displaying the automatic log backup function

backup_cancel

Canceling an interrupted backup

backup_cancel_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_ext_ids_forget

Releasing the memory occupied by external backup IDs

backup_ext_ids_get

Getting external backup IDs

backup_ext_ids_getfromtool

Getting backup information stored in the backup tool

backup_ext_ids_list

Displaying the external backup IDs

backup_ext_ids_listnext

Scrolling through the external backup IDs

backup_history_append

Internal system command

backup_history_close

Closing the backup history

backup_history_date

Displaying the change date for the backup history

backup_history_list

Displaying the backup history

backup_history_listnext

Scrolling through the backup history

backup_history_open

Getting the backup history

backup_ignore

Continuing backup without the data carrier last reported as full

backup_ignore_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_replace

Specifying the succeeding data carrier for a backup action

backup_replace_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_reply_available

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_reply_receive

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

backup_start

Backing up the database instance

backup_state

Displaying the current backup status

db_connect

Opening a database session

db_release

Ending a database session

medium_date

Displaying the change date of the template definition file

medium_delete

Deleting a backup template

medium_delete_nodistribute

Internal system command with hot standby configurations

medium_get

Displaying the data of the backup template

medium_getall

Displaying a list of all defined backup templates

medium_label

Displaying backup information in the ONLINE or ADMIN operational state

medium_labeloffline

Displaying backup information in the OFFLINE operational state

medium_migrate

Adopting an existing template definition

medium_put

Defining or changing a backup template

medium_put_nodistribute

Internal system command with hot standby configurations

recover_check

Checking a backup

recover_check_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

recover_ignore

Continuing a parallel restore or a backup check

recover_ignore_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

recover_replace

Specifying the succeeding data carrier for a restore operation or checking of a backup

recover_replace_req

DBM command used only by DBM client programs

recover_state_check

Displaying the current status of a backup check

service_connect

Opening a service session

service_release

Closing a service session