Veritas NetBackup™ for DB2 Administrator's Guide
- Introduction to NetBackup for DB2
- Installing NetBackup for DB2
- Verifying the operating system and platform compatibility
- About log archiving
- Configuring NetBackup for DB2
- About configuring a backup policy for DB2
- About adding backup selections to a DB2 policy
- About backing up archive log files with the user exit program
- Configuring the run-time environment
- Creating a db2.conf file for use with the user exit program
- Creating a db2.conf file (vendor method)
- Configuring bp.conf files in a cluster environment
- About NetBackup for DB2 templates and shell scripts
- Creating DB2 scripts manually
- Performing backups and restores of DB2
- About user-directed backups
- Performing a database restore
- About an alternate restore
- Using Snapshot Client with NetBackup for DB2
- About NetBackup for DB2 with Snapshot Client operations
- Restoring NetBackup for DB2 from a snapshot backup
- About configuring NetBackup for DB2 block-level incremental backups on UNIX
- Configuring policies for BLI backups with NetBackup for DB2
- About Snapshot Client effects
- Troubleshooting NetBackup for DB2
- About the NetBackup for DB2 log files
- Appendix A. Configuration for a DB2 EEE (DPF) environment
- Appendix B. Using NetBackup for DB2 with SAP®
- Appendix C. Register authorized locations
DB2 objects in the backup window
Table: DB2 database objects in the backup window explains the DB2 object types displayed.
Table: DB2 database objects in the backup window
If NetBackup for DB2 is detected on the client, the browser window displays the DB2 resource. This resource is the top-level DB2 object in the browser. DB2 is the DB2 resource.
The second-level object is a DB2 instance. An instance represents a collection of DB2 databases.
You cannot select a database for backup directly, but by selecting all partitions below it, you can effectively select the whole database. If you select the database for backup, you cannot select other databases. If you select objects within the database, you cannot select objects within other databases at the same time.
The partition is the highest selectable DB2 object. A partition represents a collection of storage within a database in which tablespaces are stored. Partitions contain tablespaces and log folders. Within a database, you can select one or more partitions.
DB2 EEE/DPF environments generally consist of multiple partitions. Other DB2 UDB environments consist of a single partition, which is usually represented as partition zero (0).
The display includes only partitions that reside on the same NetBackup client. It does not display other partitions on remote hosts. For more information, see the Caution that follows this table.
A tablespace is a logical entity representing a collection of physical storage containers. Tablespaces are comprised of containers, which represent database storage units. A tablespace is the lowest-level DB2 object that you can select in the browser.