how can i schedule a backup verify in Omniback II 3.1
I`m working with Omniback II v3.1 but i cat schedule a tape verify, i just cat make it manual, also, how can i know if the data in the tape is consistent after a backup. Please if some body can help me i will apreciate very much.
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Re: how can i schedule a backup verify in Omniback II 3.1
Another way to verify the consistency of the data written to your backup tape is to do a restore. I have a critical database which gets restored to another disk area by a script called by the backups post_exec. The script uses the omnir command and reads from the tapes where the backup was recently written. It then starts up a new instance of the database and then connects to it. It all works quite well. I can't think of a better way to do an automatic verification. I would guess that it probably takes about the same amount of time as running an omnimver verification. A disadvantage is that it requires alot of extra disk space for the restored copy of the data.