Content of the Input File

The input file consists of a list of objects that need to be backed up. The entries must comply with the syntax rules indicated below.

The information that needs to be processed by Backint for MaxDB depends on the function that has been used.

See also: Functional Description for Backint for MaxDB



Function

Content of the Input File

Syntax

Backup

Names of the files or pipes that you want to back up
Pipes are indicated by the keyword #PIPE

<file_name> | <pipe_name> #PIPE

Restore

Backup ID(s) and/or names of the files or pipes that you want to restore

If you want to restore the newest version of the files or pipes, you can replace some or all of the backup IDs with the keyword #NULL.
If you want to restore the file to a directory other than the one where it was backed up, then you can add the absolute name of a target directory to the combination of backup ID and name of a file.
If you want to restore the content of the pipe to a pipe other than the one where it was backed up, then you can add the absolute name of a target pipe to the combination of backup ID and name of a pipe.

<backup_id> <file_name> [<dest_dir>]
| #NULL <file_name> [<dest_dir>]
| <backup_id> <pipe_name> [<dest_name>]
| #NULL <pipe_name> [<dest_name>]

Inquire

Backup ID(s) and/or names of the files or pipes whose information you want to query

#NULL
| <backup_id>
| #NULL <file_name>
| #NULL <pipe_name>
| <backup_id> <file_name>
| <backup_id> <pipe_name>

Delete

Backup IDs and names of files or pipes that can be deleted

<backup_id> <file_name>
| <backup_id> <pipe_name>

See also: Variables