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Does rtc support backup via DB2 flashcopy?


Natsumi Yokoyama (20938592) | asked Nov 13 '12, 5:26 a.m.
retagged Nov 14 '12, 1:32 p.m. by Jerry Shengulette (63914)
Does RTC/RQM support  backup via DB2 flashcopy?

My customer need to backup RTC database via DB2 fashcopy.
Is there any consideration?

Thank you in advance

Natsumi

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Stephanie Bagot (2.1k512) | answered Jul 31 '13, 3:54 p.m.
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We have clients who take image backups of their machines and this is fine. Just keep in mind that if the backup is running when RTC is also running, you may run into some issues.
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Fons Maathuis (25111) | answered Mar 06 '18, 5:40 a.m.

We use a set of powershell scrips to create DB2 backups every night. Script is run thru Task Scheduler. The script creates a \backup\<date> directory, stops the JTS, backs up the databases, starts the JTS, creates a restore-script with the correct timestamps, zips the directory to <date>.zip and deletes the \backup\<date> directory. It also deletes <date>.zips older than 14 days.

The restore script stops the JTS, restores the databasese, does a resetLockID on JTS and starts the JTS. 
Works fine.

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