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Re: Backing up multi-version releases



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That's what I thought you might be talking about.

Thanks to you and Chris for your input.  Sounds like there's no reason to
be backing up the QNOTES and QUSRNOTES libraries.  Wonder how much tape
space that will save me....

Patrick


domino400-bounces+ptrapp=nex-tech.com@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 08/02/2005
02:47:30 PM:

> I was referring to a server a to server b scenario.  In such a scenario
> you would only restore the directory shown by the option 12 of WRKDOMSVR
> and then run the CFGDOMSVR.  You would not restore the
> /QIBM/UserData/Lotus directories.
> I do back the '/QIBM/UserData/Lotus directories also.  But I wonder just
> how dynamic they really are.
>
> Rob Berendt
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> "Patrick Trapp" <ptrapp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> The data directory you see via Option 12 is the data directory I was
> referring to -- I write it to savefile using a SAV command in my CL
> program
> every night, along with the /QIBM/UserData/Lotus directories.
>
> I'm not sure what you mean by "get it back into the other misc
> '/QIBM/UserData/Lotus' genre of directories", though.  Are you saying
that
> I need to restore the data directory, CFGDOMSVR, then restore
> /QIBM/UserData/Lotus?
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> I'm not following the reference to TCP/IP configuration unless you are
> using that as a way to transfer your saved data from server A to server
B.
> Since I've only got one box to work with, that would be moot for me.
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> Thanks for your response,
> Patrick
>
> domino400-bounces+ptrapp=nex-tech.com@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 08/02/2005
> 01:59:04 PM:
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> > I "think" that if you did a WRKDOMSVR and used option 12 to see the
data
> > directory that you should be able to save that directory.  Then on a
> > different machine make sure it has the same version of Domino loaded.
> > Restore your server and do a CFGDOMSVR and get it back into the other
> misc
> > '/QIBM/UserData/Lotus' genre of directories.  Make sense?  A little
> TCP/IP
> > configuration may be needed (ADDTCPIFC stuff).  But I have a tendency
to
> > save a few of these directories nightly anyway.
> >
> > Rob Berendt
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> > Dept 01.073
> > PO Box 2000
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> > "Patrick Trapp" <ptrapp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> > Now that the dust has settled after our upgrade to 6.5.4, I've been
> > studying the changes in the file structure for the server to support
> > multi-versioning.  I want to make sure that I'm still backing up all of
> > the
> > necessary files.
> >
> > I'm sure there are much more sophisticated backup strategies available,
> > but
> > I'm using a simple CL to end the server, write the files to savefile,
> > restart the server, then write the savefile to tape.
> >
> > Currently, I'm saving the data directory from my server (where the
> > databases are stored), /QIBM/UserData/Lotus/*, and the QNOTES and
> > QUSRNOTES
> > libraries.  In the redbook Installing and Managing Domino for 6.5 for
> > iSeries, it indicates that "backing up all Domino databases" simply
> > requires the data directory and /QIBM/UserData/Lotus/Notes/*.
> Apparently,
> > QNOTES and QUSRNOTES are part of the "program libraries" -- so should I
> > drop them from my backup?
> >
> > I'm looking on pages 133 - 135 if anyone wants to see what I'm talking
> > about.
> >
> > Also, my iSeries resource guy indicated that if we had a disaster and
> > needed to recover the entire Domino server (but not the iSeries) that
we
> > could delete the Domino libraries and folders, re-install the server
> > software, and restore our backup.  By Domino libraries, I'm expecting
it
> > to
> > be all those listed on page 133 of the redbook stated above.  Is this a
> > wise approach or are we asking for trouble?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Patrick
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