Solved

Backup strategy on p570

Posted on 2006-06-30
5
314 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
What is your backup strategy on p570?  How often do you make mksysb?
p570 has DVD-RAM on it, and rootvg mksysb is over 14GB.  The largest DVD-RAM is 9.4GB per media.  
What is your recommendation?
0
Comment
Question by:ethanjohnsons
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 14

Assisted Solution

by:sjm_ee
sjm_ee earned 200 total points
ID: 17023001
14GB is very large for a rootvg - sounds like you may have some data files in there as well as AIX. If you can't economise on the size of rootvg it is time to buy a tape drive or back up over the network.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ethanjohnsons
ID: 17063654
>> back up over the network

Are you using Winsows Servers or something else?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ethanjohnsons
ID: 17075307
any updare on this?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
simonvid earned 300 total points
ID: 17098628
I would suggest following guidelines:

1. Delete all user files from your rootvg and store them on other vg (home directories also). This should reduce your mksysb to fit on one DVD.
2. Make mksysb every time you make major system configuration and software installation.

Simon
0
 

Author Comment

by:ethanjohnsons
ID: 17099140
Thanks much
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
How to Change Interface on Cisco IOU 11 119
AIX 5.x set up arrow to recall 11 63
unix in java example 9 77
capture vmstat info and insert it into an oracle table 31 58
Let's say you need to move the data of a file system from one partition to another. This generally involves dismounting the file system, backing it up to tapes, and restoring it to a new partition. You may also copy the file system from one place to…
In tuning file systems on the Solaris Operating System, changing some parameters of a file system usually destroys the data on it. For instance, changing the cache segment block size in the volume of a T3 requires that you delete the existing volu…
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question