Use DTdatabase -b and DTdatabase -rb to backup and restore Blueworx Voice Response for AIX application records in DB2




Technote (FAQ)



Question


How do I make a backup of the DB2 records used by Blueworx Voice Response for AIX?


Cause


There is an alternative backup method to save DB2 records used for Blueworx Voice Response for AIX.

Caution: Other system / application data like System Configuration, voice segments, custom server files, will not be saved with the DTdatabase option. Customer should not use this method to move applications to another system. This is only an alternative backup method for DB2 records used by Blueworx Voice Response for AIX.


Answer


To back up the existing DB2 records for Blueworx Voice Response for AIX applications, customer can follow the steps:
. shutdown Blueworx Voice Response for AIX
. login as dtuser (or equivalent Blueworx Voice Response userid)
$ su
# export BKUP_PATH=[output directory for backup file]
# DTdatabase -b

To restore the DB2 records for Blueworx Voice Response for AIX applications from the backup file created with the above steps:
. shutdown Blueworx Voice Response
. login as dtuser (or equivalent Blueworx Voice Response userid)
$ su
# export BKUP_PATH=[the directory with the DB2 backup file]
# DTdatabase -rb



Use DTdatabase -help to see all options.