db2bak man page

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


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


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


A summary of options is included below:


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.


Display version


Quiet mode.  Reduces output of task.


Display the usage.


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.


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.


db2bak was written by the 389 Project.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/new_issue


March 31, 2017