Restore from tape via SBC without a valid SEP sesam database
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Restore with SESAM Backup from tape without sm_recover.
Restore of a SESAM server without sm_recover only with sbc directly off a tape.
1) Correctly set up OS with working Tape drive or loader device 2) Correctly installed SEP Sesam server (identical version to the preceding system) 3) Medium which contains a corretly saved SESAM-BACKUP
Displaying the savesets on the tape via sm_sms_interface
|In case of a Windows System replace the tape device identifier (/dev/nst0) with the corresponding Windows Device (Tape0)|
Important information here: 1) Segment number (4) 2) Saveset name (SC20090610105624) 3) Tape Label (cefix00001) 4) Tape ID (1)
Restore of the saveset via sbc
|The example command overwrites existing data files (-o overwrite)! Be sure to remove that option if you do not want to overwrite files. Also, the restore target can be changed with -R <path>|
Restore is done with the sbc command which contains the following information: sbc -r -l FULL -C <control_host>:11001 -S <storage_host>:11001 -d SMS:<tape_device> -t <tape_name>:<tape_id> -s <saveset_id> -n <segmentnummer> -R / -o overwrite
If a restore of a database has to be done to a dumpfile, the command will have to look like this (in Linux): sbc -r -l FULL -C <client_host>:11001 -S <server_host>:11001 -d SMS:<tape_device> -t <tape_name>:<tape_id> -s <saveset_id> -n <segmentnummer> -o over -F none @@file:/tmp/restore_db.sql
control_host is always the Sesam server itself
storage_host can be the Sesam server or a Remote Device Server (RDS), where the medium is attached at.