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Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover

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DB2 online backup using Tivoli Storage Manager causes DB2 hang

Fix the online back freezing issue as described at http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21979921
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

index based restore of a table space from backup image file

Want to restore the contents of a tablespace from a backup.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Future 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...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Platform switch Windows-Linux using OFFLINE database backup image

A platform switch from Windows to Linux (or Linux to Windows), would be much easier if one can use the DB2 backup image itself. Not necessary between two different DB2 versions, and it doesn't have to be an online backup, and of course platforms a...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Recover should better support offline backups

Recover should better support offline backups. Using a log archive mode database it is possible to restore an offline backup using recover. It is necessary to specify the 'End Time' of the offline backup, otherwise recover would choose an older ba...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Restore Critical Files [only]

In case of a mistakenly deletion of files in/below the instance home directory of Db2 it should be possible to restore [only] these files/directories etc. At the moment if files/directories are mistakenly deleted, a complete database restore would...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 3 Future 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 storage...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Remove EACCES errors when restoring into different instance on same machine

When restoring a database without automatic storage with redirected restore on a machine where the former tablespace paths exist (but are owned by another UID) the redirected restore generates multiple "EACCES (13) PERMISSION DENIED ERRORS" within...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Possibility to protect any database history entries against automatic deletion

It would be nice, to be able, to protect recovery history entries against automatic deletion, which are not relevant for recovery: "runstats", "load", and "reorg" for example.
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0

Include a comment in the backup

It will be great to include a comment each time a backup is executed. The comment value is included in the history file, it only needs to be used by the backup command.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 3 Not under consideration