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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2004

    Arrow Unanswered: r therer any sql commands for back up

    using IDS9.4 on linux

    byusing ontape i could do back up of whole system and recover. if want to do it sql
    prompt, i.e in dbaccess i want to write a sql command for backup, what is command ,can any one help me ..

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Madrid, Spain

    The closest one is unload. But:
    - It won't save your system configuration
    - It won't save your databases schemas
    - It won't guarantee the integrity of the data (unless you lock the database in exclusive mode)
    - You must perform it for each table.

    I always recommend to backup the system using ontape. You can also use dbexport or onunload... and all of them are external commands.

    Hope it helps.
    José Luis Matute.

    Regards from Spain.

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