IC90842: SAMPLE SCRIPTS FOR ONLINE BACKUP OF DB2 ARE PROVIDED FOR SINGLE INSTANCE ENVIRONMENT

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  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack provides scripts for online
    backup of DB2.
    In FastBack manual, there is description about the way to
    customize the scripts but it assumed that there is only single
    instance.
    When it is needed to use the scripts for multiple instance
    environment, it should be modified by users themselves.
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Version 6.1.7 Installation and
    User's Guide
    Chapter 6. Backing up and restoring
    P.169 Configuring Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for online
    backup of DB2 UDB
    -------------------------
    Procedure
    .
    Edit the db2_executeSQL script to contain the correct values for
    the following
    variables to meet the current environment. The variables section
    is marked at
    the beginning of the script.
    dbuser   User ID that has the following authorities: sysadm,
    sysctrl, or sysmaint.
    dbpass   Password for the dbuser user ID.
    dbinst   DB2 instance name that runs the database.
    dbname   Database alias to back up.
    -------------------------
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: All supported FastBack
    versions for Windows platform
    
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable)
    none
    
    
    Initial Impact: Low
    
    
    Additional Keywords: script db2_preconcpoint db2_presnapshot
    db2_postsnapshot db2_executeSQL online
    

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Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of Tivoli Storage Manager          *
    *                 FastBack.                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack     *
    *                      Installation and User's Guide           *
    *                      Information contains information        *
    *                      about customizing scripts for online    *
    *                      backup of DB2 in a single instance      *
    *                      environment. The guide does not         *
    *                      contain information about multiple      *
    *                      instance environments.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: The DCF tech note "Documentation Updates     *
    *                 for Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack          *
    *                 Version 6.1.8.x" will be  updated to         *
    *                 include the following information for the    *
    *                 Tivoli  Storage Manager FastBack Version     *
    *                 6.1.7 Installation and  User's Guide:        *
    *                                                              *
    *                 "To back up DB2 databases with Tivoli        *
    *                 Storage Manager FastBack, use the provided   *
    *                 scripts by  specifying them on the           *
    *                 Pre or Post Processes tab when defining      *
    *                 the backup policy for DB2 databases          *
    *                 through FastBack Manager.  Alternatively,    *
    *                 create your own scripts as described in      *
    *                 Pre or Post Processes."                      *
    *                                                              *
    *                 The update in the guide is for Chapter 6,    *
    *                 Page 169, Configuring Tivoli Storage         *
    *                 Manager FastBack for online backup of DB2    *
    *                 UDB.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    Information about customizing scripts for online backup of DB2
    in a multiple instance environment must be added to the Tivoli
    Storage Manager FastBack Installation and User's Guide.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC90842

  • Reported component name

    TSM FASTBACK

  • Reported component ID

    5724FSBBK

  • Reported release

    61W

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-15

  • Closed date

    2013-05-01

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-01

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Publications Referenced
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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version:

6.1

Reference #:

IC90842

Modified date:

2013-05-01

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