db2bak man page

db2bak — Directory Server script for making a backup of the database

Synopsis

db2bak [archivedir] [-Z serverID] [-q] [-h]

Description

Creates a backup of the database. This script can be executed while the server is running or stopped.

Options

A summary of options is included below:

archivedir
The full path to the directory to store the backup.
-Z Server Identifier
The server ID of the Directory Server instance. If there is only one instance on the system, this option can be skipped.
-q
Quiet mode. Reduces output of task.
-h
Display the usage.

Example

db2bak -Z instance2
Makes a backup of the entire database for 'instance2', and stores it in the default server instance backup directory.
db2bak /LDAP/backups/20130305
Creates a backup of the database and stores it in specified location.

Diagnostics

Exit status is zero if no errors occur. Errors result in a non-zero exit status and a diagnostic message being written to standard error.

Author

db2bak was written by the 389 Project.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to https://fedorahosted.org/389/newticket.

Info

Mar 5, 2013