Currently the compressed dump do not support dumpdevice.
Hopefully next year we will have the compression moved inside
the backupserver and you can issue commands like
dump database db1 with compression level=1, password=something, encryption=on
Originally posted by mygale
Since ASE 12-5, a compressed mode is available :
dump mybase to 'compress::9::/tmp/mydump'
Dumping to a logical dump device instead to an explicit file path like :
dump mybase to mydumpdevice
allows you to change the dump file repository ( disk ) without your dump scripts having to be aware of any change.
How then to use the compressed mode ??The following :