Backup - OpenVMS File System iDataAgent

Perform a Backup

Once the OpenVMS client is created and the storage policy is configured for the default subclient, you are ready to perform your first backup.

The following section provides step-by-step instructions for performing your first backup:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <Client> | Proxy Client File System | defaultBackupSet.

    Right-click the default subclient and click Backup.

  2. Click Full as backup type and then click Immediate.

    Click OK.

  3. You can track the progress of the job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell console.

  4. Once the job is complete, view the job details from the Backup History. Right-click the Subclient and select Backup History.

  5. Click OK.

  6. You can right-click the job and view the following details:
    • Items that failed during the job
    • Details of the job
    • Events of the job
    • Log files of the job
  • Media associated with the job

    What Gets Backed Up

    What Does Not Get Backed Up

    File Systems

    On-Disk Structure 2 File System (ODS-2)

    On-Disk Structure 5 File System (ODS-5)

    By default, the following file systems are automatically skipped during backups:

    • nfs
    • cifs

    File System Elements

    Files with names that contain non-ASCII characters as long as the appropriate locales are set

    Locked files

    Note: You can suspend or stop an application that has a lock on a file that you want to back up.


Last modified: 1/12/2018 11:11:02 AM