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BackupContents <-DomainName|-dn> domain_name <-UserName|-un> user_name <-Password|-pd> password <-ServiceName|-sn> service_name [<-SecurityDomain|-sdn> security_domain] [<-ResilienceTimeout|-re> timeout_period_in_seconds] <-OutputFilename|-of> output_file_name [<-BackupMode|-mode> pass the mode in which backup is to be taken. Possible values are OFFLINE or ONLINE. The default value is OFFLINE.] [<-Force|-fr> force [<-StoreType|-st> Comma separated values of backup store type to be taken. Accepted types are Asset,Orchestration,Search,Similarity. Example value: 'Asset,Search,Orchestration' or simply 'Search'). By default, it will take backup for all stores.]
Required. Name of the Informatica domain. You can set the domain name with the -dn option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN. If you set a domain name with both methods, the -dn option takes precedence.
Required if the domain uses Native or LDAP authentication. User name to connect to the domain. You can set the user name with the -un option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN_USER. If you set a user name with both methods, the -un option takes precedence.
Optional if the domain uses Kerberos authentication. To run the command with single sign-on, do not set the user name. If you set the user name, the command runs without single sign-on.
Required if you specify the user name. Password for the user name. The password is case sensitive. You can set a password with the -pd option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN_PASSWORD. If you set a password with both methods, the password set with the -pd option takes precedence.
Required. Name of the Catalog Service.
Required if the domain uses LDAP authentication. Optional if the domain uses native authentication or Kerberos authentication. Name of the security domain to which the domain user belongs. You can set a security domain with the -sdn option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_SECURITY_DOMAIN. If you set a security domain name with both methods, the -sdn option takes precedence. The security domain name is case sensitive.
If the domain uses native or LDAP authentication, the default is Native. If the domain uses Kerberos authentication, the default is the LDAP security domain created during installation. The name of the security domain is the same as the user realm specified during installation.
Optional. Amount of time in seconds that infacmd attempts to establish or reestablish a connection to the domain. You can set the resilience timeout period with the -re option or the environment variable INFA_CLIENT_RESILIENCE_TIMEOUT. If you set the resilience timeout period with both methods, the -re option takes precedence.
Required. Complete path and filename of the backup ZIP file on the local machine. The backup command creates the zip file name.
Specify the mode in which backup is to be taken
Optional. The mode in which you want to take backup.
Specify one of the following values:
If you want to back up the catalog data when the Catalog Service is running, specify the ONLINE mode.
Optional. If you want to force backup when the backup mode is offline. Forcefully takes backup and overwrites the existing backup.
Data store type values:
Optional. Provide the required data store that you want to back up or a comma-separated list of data stores that you want to back up.
Based on the issues you want to troubleshoot, you can back up the required data stores instead of taking a complete backup of the catalog.
You can back up the following data stores in the catalog:
You must back up the
Similarityif you want to view data after you restore data from the backup.
By default, the command backs up all the data stores in the catalog.
See the following samples for more information:
Updated November 02, 2022