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my first post. Be kind to me and to my english writing (i'm french) :)
During mksysb backup, some files are moving. I don't know yet which files (i'm starting a new job). For now, i'm wondering which fs are mandatory for a mksysb backup.
Currently, hereafter the content of rootvg :... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Fundix
had this p520 server connected to a DDS-3 4mm tape drive...
running AIX 7.1 TL01 -- the latest release.
mksysb -i -e /dev/rmt/1 ..tells me only 1% is done after over an hour ...
I had no problems with th hardware and other connections...
tar command to /dev/rmt/1 runs very fast ....... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ppchu99
I am implementing mksysb backups using NIM. I am using nimsh as client communication and mksysb backup are working fine, but this requires remote logon to be enabled for root.
Any thoughts on how can I implement mksysb backups using NIM without enabling remote logon for "root" ? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mk8570
I use commands savevg & mksysb to do backups on an AIX server.
Frequently, I have a return code 3.
I would know why, but after searches, I did'nt find.
If somebody know ... Tell me.
emetra (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: emetra
Currently we are taking mksysb backup through smitty mksysb command and directing the backup to happen on a tape.We have inbuilt tape drives in the AIX servers. Can we take the mksysb backup through 3rd party software tool (Symantec netbackup of IBm TSM). If yes what is the procedure and... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dwiravi
Working on AIX 4.2 system. On this server there is no tape drive or a DVD Writer attached to the AIX box.
I was able to do mksysb, but I got warning message saying it will not be bootable.
On the new system, I did install 5.3 and now I need to restore this mksysb image from the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: samnyc
I have two questions. I would like to hear your opinions, your tips.
I have several box with aix 5.3. the rootvg in each box has mirror. but I have a cron that makes a mksysb every week.
Do you think that it the best to have a mksysb of rootvg if I have a mirror on this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
I'm starting a mksysb with the help of a unix script and the crontab.
The script is scheduled with crontab and executes "mksysb -i -X /dev/rmt0".
When the mksysb is completed the script displays the endtime.
But I also get a lot of cat messages (see below). When I look with "ps -ef... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Peter_e
I dont have either a tape drive or a DVD Writer attached to the AIX box. Can you let me know the possibilities of making an mksysb in a bootable media? This is required as we have a requirement to upgrade the OS. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: chrisanto_2000
My one problem is not resolved yet I have another.
I am planning to take an OS backup of my p550 using "mksysb". Now i am confussed. suppose I give the command to take the backup into a tape drive and my backup size exceeds the tape capacity.. what will happen? will it ask for... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: balaji_prk