Creating a Subclient for a DB2 Offline Subclient

When you perform a backup for an offline subclient, the database is deactivated.

Configure the DB2 subclient to perform a full backup of the DB2 database when it is offline. Full backups include all data files and tablespaces for the database.

Before You Begin

Create a backup set for the DB2 database.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers > client  > DB2> instance.
  2. Right-click the backupset, point to All Tasks and then click New Subclient.

    The Create New Subclient dialog box appears.

  3. On the General tab, in the Subclient name box, enter a name for the subclient.
  4. On the Content tab:
    • Select the Data check box.
    • Select the Offline Database option.
  5. On the Storage Device tab from the Data Storage Policy list, select the storage policy that the software uses for data backups.
  6. Optional: Select the subclient options.

    Include the logs in the backup

    Run scripts before or after the backup

    Use compression to optimize backup storage


  7. Click OK to close the Create New Subclient dialog box.

Last modified: 2/28/2018 10:22:38 PM