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Backup-CVSQLDatabase

The Backup-CVSQLDatabase cmdlet submits a backup job for a specific SQL database.

Before you can use this cmdlet, you must log on to your CommCell environment using the Connect-CVServer cmdlet. For more information, see Connecting to a CommCell Environment with PowerShell.

Syntax

Backup-CVSQLDatabase -Name <String> [-BackupType {full | incremental | differential}] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Backup-CVSQLDatabase -Id <Int32> [-BackupType {full | incremental | differential}] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Backup-CVSQLDatabase -DatabaseObject <Object> [-BackupType {full | incremental | differential}] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Required Parameters

Parameter

Description

Data type

Values

Accepts pipeline input?

Accepts wildcard characters?

Type of parameter

–Name

The name of the database.

String

 

No

No

Named

–Id

The ID of the database.

Int32

The default value is 0.

No

No

Named

–DatabaseObject

The object that represents the database.

Object

 

Yes, by:

  • Value
  • Property name

No

Named

Optional Parameters

Commvault Parameters

Parameter

Description

Data type

Values

Accepts pipeline input?

Accepts wildcard characters?

Type of parameter

–BackupType

The type of backup to perform.

String

Valid values:

  • Full
  • Incremental (default)
  • Differential

No

No

Named

Microsoft PowerShell Parameters

You can use the following Microsoft PowerShell parameters:

  • Debug
  • ErrorAction
  • ErrorVariable
  • OutBuffer
  • OutVariable
  • PipelineVariable
  • Verbose
  • WarningAction
  • WarningVariable
  • Force
  • Confirm
  • WhatIf

Note: Only a few cmdlets support Force, Confirm, and WhatIf parameters.

For more information, see "About Common Parameters" in the Microsoft PowerShell documentation.

Input

This cmdlet does not support input.

Output

A message that indicates whether the backup was successful.

Examples

Back Up a Database Using the Name Parameter

The following example performs a backup for a database HistoryDB in your CommCell environment.

Backup-CVSQLDatabase -Name HistoryDB

Perform a Full Backup Job for a Database

The following example performs a full backup job for a database with ID 8 in your CommCell environment.

Backup-CVSQLDatabase -Id 8 -BackupType Full

Perform a Backup Using the Fully Qualified Client Name

The following example performs a backup for a database using the fully qualified client in your CommCell environment.

Get-CVSQLDatabase -Name HistoryDB -ClientName carbonwincs1 | Backup-CVSQLDatabase

Last modified: 5/11/2020 5:14:30 AM