Backing Up an Informix Instance


You can perform a full or incremental backup of an Informix instance on demand.

If you want to perform log backups at a greater frequency, and if you use disk library for storage, you can use disk caching of log backups. For more information, see Disk Caching of Database Log Backups.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. In the row for the database instance to backup, click the action button , and then click Back up.

    The Select backup level dialog box appears.

  3. For Backup level, select the type of backup that you want to perform:

    • For a full backup, select Full.

    • For an incremental backup, select Incremental.

  4. Click OK.

What to Do Next

To view the application logs of the jobs, see Viewing the Application Logs.