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I am very new to AIX, I have a mksysb image in one of my aix server (V6), I would like to install this mksysb image on newly lpar. Is it possible without tape and NIM?
Advice would be appreciated.
Rockie (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: aix.rockie
i have an AIX server and planning to upgrade the operating system, before that i want to take a system backup which can be used in case of upgrade failure. i dont have NIM server t hold the mksysb backups. so i have the only option of taking the backup on DVD. i have the following optical drive... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: saikiran_1984
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
we are having one rootvg in that we created one lv named mksysb_backuplv
and normally script will run accordingly to take the backup in the cron,here i just want to know if any rootfilesystem was correpted like /usr or /tmp ,then how could i restore the particular filesystme from the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: senmak
system is not booting ... i want to restore from mksysb backup. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: AIXlearner
Last night I applied a DB2 fix pack which is now causing problems with the application that uses db2. Prior to applying the fix pack I did a mksysb(rootvg) which includes the file system that has db2 installed on it. If I do a restore from this will it restore the db2 version back to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jyoung
i just want to take my server's mksysb backup through dvd-rom.but am having the doubt that, while am taking the mksysb backup in image it shows 8GB. So can i confirm that it takes 2 dvds and after writing in 1st cd it will ask for 2nd cd??????
please help me out. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rrlog
i have a number of IBM servers with different models, and i want to do a backup for the rootvg using mksysb and that backup will be stored on a 4mm DDS tape.
i have only one machine (p550) which i can use it for testing purposes, so the quesion is that can i test my mksysb backups on... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: TheEngineer
How I can to obtain a full Backup of a AIX server with the command "mksysb"?? what is the correct form?
Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: granador
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Whats up guys. I dont ask many questions but this time i need a quick one answerd.
NOS: AIX 4.3.3 and 4.3.2
BOX: RS/6000 F50
i have 12 pv's (mirrored) and 2 vg's and i want them both backed up @ once on one tape drive so i can do it via cron.
I have looked at mksysb and backup. my main... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Optimus_P