backup_state

Use

You display the current status of the backup operation.

You can also execute this DBM command while a backup operation is in progress. To do this, you open a second command prompt and log on there as well to the database instance on which the backup operation is running.

See also:

Database Administration Tutorial, Displaying the Status of the Backup

Concepts of the Database Systems, Backing Up Data, Backing Up Log Entries

Prerequisites

?     You have the server authorization Backup.

?     You have started a backup (see: backup_start.

Syntax

backup_state

Reply

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Returncode              <value>

Date                    [<value>]

Time                    [<value>]

Server                  [<value>]

Database                [<value>]

Kernel Version          [<value>]

Pages Transferred       [<value>]

Pages Left              [<value>]

Volume Count            [<value>]

Medianame               [<value>]

Location                [<value>]

Errortext               [<value>]

Label                   [<value>]

Is Consistent           [<value>]

First LOG Page          [<value>]

Last LOG Page           [<value>]

DB Stamp 1 Date         [<value>]

DB Stamp 1 Time         [<value>]

DB Stamp 2 Date         [<value>]

DB Stamp 2 Time         [<value>]

Page Count              [<value>]

Devices Used            [<value>]

Values for the Reply Fields

Field

Description

Date

Date

Time

Start time for backup

Server

Name of the database computer

Database

Name of database instance

Kernel Version

Version of database kernel

Pages Transferred

Number of pages transferred

Pages Left

Number of pages still to be transferred

Volumes

Number of data carriers used

Medianame

Name of the backup template

Location

File or device name

Errortext

Error message text

Label

Backup ID

Is Consistent

For data backup only: backup is internally consistent

First LOG Page

For data backup: first page of log backup to be imported

For log backup: first page saved in log

Last LOG Page

For log backup only: last page saved in log

DB Stamp 1 Date
DB Stamp 1 Time

Time stamp for first page of log backup

DB Stamp 2 Date
DB Stamp 2 Time

Time stamp for last page of log backup

Page Count

Total number of pages backed up

Devices Used

Number of backup devices used

Database ID

Database ID used to identify data and log backups that belong together

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