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Re: [nv-l] a question about backup

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Subject: Re: [nv-l] a question about backup
From: James Shanks <jshanks@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 13:28:52 -0400
I am not certain I understand.  There is no script to copy what was saved 
back to where it came from.  I am not certain why would want that in nay 

Making the backup copies is a snapshot process.  It doesn't remove the old 
/usr/OV/ directories.  If you did that yourself, then you have to 
re-install, because the backup only keeps user-configured files.  It does 
not keep current libraries or binaries.  It is the install process which 
reads the backup directories and merges what is there with the current 
product you are installing.

If you have taken a snapshot and have subsequently modified the 
user-configured files, then you can just take another and overwrite the 

James Shanks
Level 3 Support  for Tivoli NetView for UNIX and NT
Tivoli Software / IBM Software Group

"Dejan Mijailovic" <dejan.mijailovic@inquent.com>
09/26/2002 04:07 PM

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re: Tivoli Neview 7.1, Solaris 7

Does someone know, after generating backup files/directories 
how to restore the files back to /usr/OV?
Do I just use "cp -r" after stopping the NetNiew programs or there is a
Netview script to do it?


Dejan Mijailovic
Inquent Technologies.

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