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Running the Automate backups in Informix HDR setup Workflow

After you configure the Informix HDR databases on the primary database, and the standby database, you can schedule this workflow to run a Informix HDR backup on the primary server.

How Does It Work?

This predefined workflow runs a Informix HDR backup on the primary database, regardless of the Informix failover option, for example primary to standby.

Before You Begin

  1. Complete all Informix HADR configuration options. For more information, see Informix High Availability Disaster Recovery (HDR).
  2. Download this workflow from the Commvault Store. For instructions, see Download Workflows from Commvault Store.

Customizing the Workflow

  1. From the CommCell Browser, go to Workflows.
  2. Right-click Automate backups in Informix HADR setup and then click All Tasks > Edit.

    The Automate backups in Informix HADR setup dialog box appears.

  3. In the Workflow Properties area, click Inputs, and the enter the following information.
    1. In the Value box for the PrimaryClient row, type the client name that hosts the primary database.
    2. In the Value box for the PrimaryInstance row, type the primary Informix HADR database instance name.
    3. In the Value box for the PrimarySubclient row, type the primary Informix HADR database subclient name.
    4. In the Value box for the SecondaryClient row, type the client name that hosts the secondary Informix HADR database.
    5. In the Value box for the SecondaryInstance row, type the secondary Informix HADR database instance name.
    6. In the Value box for the SecondarySubclient row, type the secondary Informix HADR database subclient name.
    7. In the Value box Backup Type row, type the type of backup to perform.
  4. Click Save.

Procedure

  1. From the CommCell Browser, go to Workflows.
  2. Right-click Automate backups in Informix HADR setup, and then click All Tasks > Execute.

    The Automate backups in Informix HADR setup dialog box appears.

  3. On the General tab, decide which clients to install the software on. From the Run workflow on list, select the client that the workflow runs on.
  4. On the Job Initiation tab, specify whether to run the workflow now or if it will be scheduled.

    Note: If you selected Schedule, set up the schedule.

    For information on configuring a backup schedule, see Schedule Workflows.

  5. Click OK.

    You can track the progress of the workflow job from the Job Controller. For instructions on using the Job Controller, see Getting Started with the Job Controller.

Last modified: 3/19/2019 9:14:01 AM