Re: [Networker] Restore script

2008-05-05 09:12:33
Subject: Re: [Networker] Restore script
From: John Stoffel <john.stoffel AT TAEC.TOSHIBA DOT COM>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 09:07:53 -0400
Tim> In regard to: [Networker] Restore script, Rod Pudwell said (at 8:36pm 
>> I have been asked to write a script that can be scheduled as a cron job to
>> restore a test file from a nightly backup. Scripting skills are OK, but I
>> haven't used EBS networker from CLI (gui only). Any tips/help would be
>> appreciated.

Tim> Look at the man page for recover, and pay particular attention to
Tim> the -a flag and probably also the -d flag.  For automated
Tim> recovery, -q and -u may also be interesting.

Wouldn't it be simpler to pick a random saveset on the nights backups
and then attempt to just clone it to another tape?  This should verify
the saveset and that you've got a good backup.


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