db2bak man page

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

Synopsis

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

-v

Display version

-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