Informix

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You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore Informix.

We use the On-Bar utility to perform the backups and restores.

Backups

Entities You Can Back Up

  • Subclients

Data That Is Backed Up

  • Informix system databases

  • Informix user databases

  • Informix databases (data and logs)

Data That Is Not Backed Up

The following data is not included in Informix backups, but you can use a file server to back it up:

  • Informix application files

  • Operating system data

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups, using IntelliSnap

  • Incremental backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time

Restores

Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A server in the same Informix organization (out of place)