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root (/) backup with OSB

930835 Newbie
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Hi Guru's

is it possible to take root (/) file system backup using OSB 10.4 ? and if possible then need to take a separate backup for different Mount point (eg , /ua01 which is LUN)

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  • 1. Re: root (/) backup with OSB
    rdoogan Journeyer
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    Yes of course, you schedule a file system backup job and give the database "include path /". Same for any mount points "include path /ua01", so you could have a dataset that looks something like :

    include host myserver
    include path /
    include path /var
    include path /ua01

    Now it's important to remember that this is not an image backup, so you won't be able to restore a dead OS using this backup, there will be files changing and locked during the backup. A DR approach would be to reimage the OS, install OSB and restore the config files you need back, quite specifically. You would never tell it to restore /, or /etc or anything like that.


  • 2. Re: root (/) backup with OSB
    930835 Newbie
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    HI Rich

    Thank you for your timely response.

    Best Regards


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