Backup Set Properties (General)

Use this tab to change the configuration of the selected backup set.

Client Computer

Displays the name of the Client computer on which this backup set is found.


Displays the name of the iDataAgent to which this backup set belongs.


Displays the name of the instance to which this backup set belongs.

Backup Set

Specifies the name of the backup set.

Database Storage Type

Displays the type of the database storage as either AUTOMATIC or NON-AUTOMATIC. An automatic storage database is one in which container and space management characteristics are completely determined by the DB2 database manager. We cannot use redirect restore process for automatic storage databases. For automatic storage databases the Storage Paths tab will appear instead of Redirect tab in the Advanced Restore Options dialog box.

Storage Policy for All Log Files

Specifies the storage policy for all the archive log files in this backup set. You can use the list to change the storage policy.

Connect as a Different User

Specifies to connect to the DB2 application using a different DB2 user account.

User Account

Displays the application User account used by the system to perform all Data Protection and Recovery operations for this backup set.


Click to change the application user account.

Status of <database>

Displays the status of the database (backup set) as either CONNECTED or DISCONNECTED.


Displays the most current status of the database.


Use this field to enter a description about the entity. You can include information such as the entity's content, and cautionary notes.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog box, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be run from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog box has a corresponding XML element in the script file. When you run the script, you can modify the value in any of these XML elements.

Last modified: 11/20/2020 11:28:15 AM