About online, hot catalog backups on Windows
|Article:HOWTO34460|||||Created: 2010-10-29|||||Updated: 2011-03-11|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO34460|
The online, hot catalog backup is designed for active environments in which continual backup activity occurs. It is considered an online, hot method because it can be performed while regular backup activity occurs.
The online, hot catalog backup is policy-based so it has all of the scheduling flexibility of a regular backup policy. Because the policy allows for incremental backups, catalog backup times for large catalogs can be significantly reduced. For Sybase SQL Anywhere, an incremental backup means a backup of the transaction log only. Transaction logs are managed automatically and truncated after each successful backup.
The online, hot catalog backup performs the following tasks:
You can configure an online catalog backup by using one of the following methods:
Either wizard automatically includes all the necessary catalog files to include the database files (NBDB, NBAZDB, and BMRDB) and any catalog configuration files (vxdbms.conf, server.conf, databases.conf).
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