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A backup, which was carried out using a backup template for a group of parallel data carriers, was interrupted because the system because the system reported that a data carrier is full. As other data still needs to be backed up, the system requests you to replace this data carrier.

Use the backup_ignore command to continue the backup operation without replacing this data carrier. In this case, the remaining data to be backed up is only saved to the other data carriers in the group.

After the system has executed this DBM command, information about the backup is output. The information is only given when the backup operation is finished or is interrupted again. For this reason, the response to this DBM command can take a long time.

Note Note

Pay special attention to the Returncode reply field, which contains a numeric value for a message.

End of the note.

If it is clear from the message number that the backup operation has been interrupted again and not completed, continue the session with a succeeding command (backup_replace, backup_ignore), or terminate the session with backup_cancel.


  • You have the server permission Backup.

  • You have started backing up the database to a group of parallel data carriers. The backup operation was interrupted because one of the data carriers in the group was reported as full. You are still in the same database session.




Values for the Reply Fields






Start time of the backup


Name of the database computer


Name of the database

Kernel Version

Version of the database kernel

Pages Transferred

Number of pages transferred

Pages Left

Number of pages still to be transferred


Number of data carriers used


Name of the backup template


File or device name


Error message text

See also:

Messages documentation


Backup ID

Is Consistent

Only for data backup: Backup is internally consistent

First LOG Page

For data backup: First page of the log backup to be read

For log backup: First page saved in the log area

Last LOG Page

For log backup only: Last page saved in the log area

DB Stamp 1 Date DB Stamp 1 Time

Time stamp for the first page of the log backup

DB Stamp 2 Date DB Stamp 2 Time

Time stamp for the last page of the log backup

Page Count

Total number of pages backed up

Devices Used

Number of backup devices used

Database ID

Database ID used to identify data and log backups that belong together

In the event of errors, see Reply Format.

More Information

Messages documentation

Concepts of the Database System, Backing Up Data