Backup and Restore Guide

These topics describe how to use the HCL® Informix® ON-Bar and ontape utilities to back up and restore database server data. These utilities enable you to recover your databases after data is lost or becomes corrupted due to hardware or software failure or accident.

These topics are of interest to the following users:
  • Database administrators
  • System administrators
  • Backup operators
  • Technical support personnel
These topics are written with the assumption that you have the following background:
  • Some experience with storage managers, which are applications that manage the storage devices and media that contain backups
  • A working knowledge of your computer, your operating system, and the utilities that your operating system provides
  • Some experience working with relational databases or exposure to database concepts
  • Some experience with database server administration, operating-system administration, or network administration