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Status Functionality already exists
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 29, 2020

Get log when using exports(UNLOAD) to external tables

IBM support team.

The main idea is that when we send backups using ET (UNLOAD) of our databases (DASHDB Cloud) to be able to obtain the generated log of how many records have been exported and this log will be stored in a local directory.

We made reference to this issue in a service ticket with the IBM support team and their response was that currently this option is not possible.

CS1869102 ( For IDB Client)

We tried the following option to save the log but it did not work.

db2 "CREATE EXTERNAL TABLE '/PATH_LOCAL/file_exported.csv' USING (DELIMITER ',' REMOTESOURCE YES CRINSTRING YES ESCAPECHAR '\' LOGDIR '/PATH_LOCAL/') AS SELECT * FROM SCHEMA.TABLE;"

Needed by Date Aug 31, 2020
  • Admin
    VINAYAK AGRAWAL
    Jul 30, 2020

    To address your requirement: "As a client we want to have a record of how many records are exported by each table using ET, in this way we can have more control over our backups."

    Customers can unload to S3 which is supported and provides the details in the log file.