cimreparchive man page

cimreparchive — create an archive copy of the CIM Server repository

Synopsis

cimreparchive archive_file

cimreparchive --help

cimreparchive --version

Description

The cimreparchive command creates an archive copy of the CIM Server repository in the specified archive_file. The archive copy is assured to contain a consistent repository state even if it is created while the CIM Server is running.

The archive_file is created using the tar(1) command. To restore the repository from the archive_file, stop the cimserver, move the active repository files to a different location, use tar(2) to extract the archived repository files, and restart the cimserver. (Note that the repository location is printed when an archive file is created.)

Options

cimreparchive recognizes the following options:

--help
Displays the command help message.
--version
Displays the CIM Server version number.

Exit Status

When an error occurs, an error message is written to the standard error stream and a non-zero exit status value is returned. The following exit status values are defined:

0
Success
1
General error
2
Failed to initiate archive operation
3
Archive operation failed

See Also

cimserver(8), tar(1).

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