Backup - PostgreSQL iDataAgent

Perform a Backup

The following section provides step-by-step instructions for performing your first backup:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <Client> | PostgreSQL | <Instance> | DumpBasedBackupSet.

    Right-click the default subclient and click Backup.

  2. Click Full as backup type and then click Immediate.

    Click OK.

  3. You can track the progress of the job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell console.

  4. Once the job is complete, view the job details from the Backup History. Right-click the Subclient and select Backup History.

  5. Click OK.

  6. You can view the following details about the job by right-clicking the job:
    • Items that failed during the job
    • Items that succeeded during the job
    • Details of the job
    • Events of the job
    • Log files of the job
    • Media associated with the job

What Gets Backed Up

Dump Based Backup:

  • PostgreSQL system databases
  • PostgreSQL user databases

File System Based Backup:

  • PostgreSQL databases (data and logs)
  • Log files

What Does Not Get Backed Up

  • PostgreSQL application files
  • Operating system data

Use the File System iDataAgent to back up the above mentioned components.