DB2BAK.PL(8)                 System Manager's Manual                DB2BAK.PL(8)

       db2bak.pl - Directory Server perl script for creating a backup

       db2bak.pl [-Z serverID] [-D rootdn] { -w password | -w - | -j filename }
       [-t dbtype] [-a backupdir] [-A backupdir] [-P protocol] [-h]

       Creates a backup of the Directory Server database.  The Directory Server
       must be started prior to running this script.

       A summary of options is included below:

       -Z Server Identifier
              The server ID of the Directory Server instance.  If there is only
              one instance on the system, this option can be skipped.

       -D Root DN
              The Directory Manager DN, or root DN.  If not specified, the
              script will search the server instance configuration for the

       -w password
              The rootdn password.

       -w -
              Prompt for the rootdn password.

       -j password filename
              The name of the file that contains the root DN password.

       -t database type
              The backend database type (default: ldbm database).

       -a backupdir
              The directory where the backup should be stored.  This directory
              is a symbolic link to the actual backup files located under
              "nsslapd-bakdir" directory that is set in the "cn=config" entry.

       -A backupdir
              This is similar to -a, except that a sub-directory of backupdir
              will be created for the backup, and the name of the sub-directory
              will be a timestamp of the form server-instance-date_time.

       -P Protocol
              The connection protocol to connect to the Directory Server.
              Protocols are STARTTLS, LDAPS, LDAPI, and LDAP.  If this option is
              skipped, the most secure protocol that is available is used.  For
              LDAPI, AUTOBIND is also available for the root user.

              Display usage

       db2bak.pl -Z instance1 -D 'cn=directory manager' -w password -a
       /LDAP/backups/20130305 -P LDAPI

              Note: LDAPI must be enabled to use this protocol.  If LDAPI is not
              available it will default to next strongest/available protocol

       Exit status is zero if no errors occur.  Errors result in a non-zero exit
       status and a diagnostic message being written to standard error.

       db2bak.pl was written by the 389 Project.

       Report bugs to https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/new_issue

       Copyright © 2017 Red Hat, Inc.

                                 March 31, 2017                     DB2BAK.PL(8)