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Online Backup of Fulltext Index


Anderson Silva (31911) | asked Jan 04 '17, 12:49 p.m.
 Hi,

Is it possible to make a online backup of Fulltext index?

teamserver.properties -> com.ibm.team.fulltext.indexLocation


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Alexandre Stegani (8664) | answered Jan 04 '17, 5:23 p.m.
Hi Anderson,

You can use repotools-<app> -backupJFSIndexes to backup text indices and work item indices and this command must be run with the server online.

See Repository tools command to back up Jazz Foundation Service indexes

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Anderson Silva (31911) | answered Jan 05 '17, 8:17 a.m.
 Hi,

Looking at https://jazz.net/library/article/1272 I found this information:
 
- Fulltext index: there is no way of ensuring a consistent backup of the files of this indexing technology without performing a server shutdown.

Same information at

So to make a backup of Fulltext index a shutdown is necessary.

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