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Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover

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Restore Diagnostic messages

When upgrading DB2 LUW from V10.5 to V11.5, restore got hung after processing 830G [ full backup data ] without any messageDB2 Support team was contacted to troubleshoot the issue, finally, it appeared to be an file lock issue, DB2 appeared to be...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 5 Not under consideration

During rollforward to PIT from TSM, why does DB2 create the second LOGSTREAM0000 directory under the active log path of the database

During rollforward to point in time recovery from TSM, why does DB2 create the second LOGSTREAM0000 directory under the active log path of the database
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration

Verify OVERFLOWLOGPATH is valid at the BEGINNING and allow override in RESTORE DATABASE command.

When restoring a DB2/LUW database Db2 currently restores the database and then abneds if the OVERFLOWLOGPATH is invalid. A restore can take many hours and having the restore fail at the end of the restore wastes all those hours.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 5 Not under consideration

Allow to access a database during a pause in a roll forward

During a roll forward, it will be helpful to access the database in read mode in order to identify the point where to open the database. If it is not the desired point, then apply more logs, until find the desired point.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Not under consideration

db2adutl parallelism

Usually our Db2 backups to TSM are performed using parallelism, sometimes up to parallelism 10. Occasionally we restore a Db2 system in another operating center from where we have no access to the TSM server. In the source environment the Db2 back...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

BACKUP command option: ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (tablespace-name)

Customer has a huge number of tablespaces (f.e. 10000) and wants to do a tablespace backup of all tablespaces except of for example 3 tablespaces. We would like to do the following: $ db2 BACKUP DB myDB ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (unnecessary...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow DROP db in QUIESCE mode

In a shared instance, (multiple DBs serving different applications) its almost impossible to DROP a database, without having to shutdown the entire Instance. In order to drop the database, it must be deactivated, otherwise it fails. So, ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Improve backup configuration

Actually we need to define some environment variables like DSMI_DIR, DSMI_CONFIG to implement a TSM backup. So in case we forget to configure this at first moment we will need to do an instance restart. Would be better to consider some dynamic par...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 4 Not under consideration

Support AWS IAM Roles with Remote Object Storage using AWS S3 Storage for Backups and Archive Logs

AWS promotes usage of IAM Roles (an AWS construct) for managing access to shared S3 object storage across many EC2 Instances. This is the recommended approach for managing backup images and archive logs. With the added support of S3 remote stora...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Add NEWMIRRORLOGPATH option to the restore command

This should be a fairly simple change/addition and prevent the possibilty that the mirrorlogs end up in the old databases mirrorlogpath by misstake or during the time it takes for the administrator to do the change manually, since the change will ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration