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Setting backup options


This step of the wizard allows you to set the general backup options.

 

Note: This step is only available if RadioButton Full backup is specified as the backup type.

 

Backup Database - Setting backup options

 

 

General

CheckBox Ignore check sum

If this option is selected, wrong check sums of the database header pages where the database connection properties are stored, are ignored in the backup operation.

 

CheckBox Ignore transaction in Limbo

If this option is selected, transactions in limbo, i.e. transactions that cannot be defined as executed or aborted, are ignored in the backup operation.

 

CheckBox Backup metadata only

If this option is selected, only database metadata are saved in the backup file.

 

CheckBox Garbage collection

If this option is selected, garbage collection is executed in the backup operation.

 

CheckBox Old metadata description

If this option is selected, old metadata descriptions are included into the reserve database.

 

CheckBox Convert to tables

This option converts the database data to tables in the backup operation.

 

Format

Select the data format for the reserve database: Transportable (the database can be then moved from one platform to another) or Non-Transportable.

 

Shutdown Mode

This group appears if the CheckBox Shutdown database before service start option has been enabled at the first step. The following shutdown modes are available:

RadioButton Forced

RadioButton Deny new transactions

RadioButton Deny new attachments

For details see Setting shutdown options.

 

Click the Next button to proceed to Running backup.