Re: Recover customised maps
Once you have the map the way you like it, tar off the whole database:
To save the netview databases:
tar -cvf mybackup1 /usr/OV/databases/openview
pax -rp e -f mybackup1
(Use pax for the restore because Netview databases are sparse filesystems.
Using tar to restore them would result in very large, mostly empty, files.
The pax command understands sparse files and restores them using only the
Do the backup with netmon down; do the restore with everything down. Be root.
Once you restore, let thing sync up and deal with the changes that have happened
since the backup. THEN TAKE ANOTHER BACKUP.
Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
(248) 552-4968 Voicemail, Fax, Pager
---------------------- Forwarded by Leslie Clark/Southfield/IBM on 09/02/99
10:47 AM ---------------------------
Theo Odendaal <theoo@IFUSION.CO.ZA> on 09/02/99 08:33:52 AM
Please respond to Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView
Subject: Recover customised maps
We are using AIX 4.3. and netview 5 and my problem is
1. How can I backup and restore customized maps?
2. Must we run a auto-discovery agian ?
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