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Viewing Database Backup Files

 

The Database Backup and Restore inventory page displays information about Junos Space Network Management Platform database backups, including the date and time of the backup operation, the backup file name and location, and the IP address of the Junos Space Appliance that is backed up. From the Database Backup and Restore inventory page, the administrator can restore a database or delete a database backup.

Changing Views

You can view database backup information in tabular view. Each database backup is represented by a row in the table.

To change views:

  1. On the Junos Space Network Management Platform user interface, select Administration > Database Backup and Restore.

    The Database Backup and Restore page appears.

  2. Click the Display Quick View icon on the Database Backup and Restore page title bar.

Viewing Database Details

To view detailed database backup information:

  1. On the Junos Space Network Management Platform user interface, select Administration > Database Backup and Restore.

    The Database Backup and Restore page appears.

  2. Double-click a database in tabular view. The View Backup page appears.

    Table 1 defines the database backup detailed information.

    Table 1: Fields in the Manage Databases Table

    FieldDescription

    Name

    Name of the database backup file. Junos Space Network Management Platform automatically assigns a name to the backup file.

    Backup Date

    Date and time of the database backup operation

    Comment

    Information a Junos Space user optionally provides in the Comments field of the Backup page when scheduling a database backup operation

    Machine

    IP address of the Junos Space Appliance on which the database backup operation is performed. In a multinode setup, the backup operation is initiated on the secondary node. When the backup operation is successfully completed, the backup file is synchronized with (copied to) the primary node. In such scenarios, the backup file exists on both the primary and secondary nodes, and the IP addresses of both the nodes are displayed in the Machine field.

    File Path

    File path for the database backup.

    For a local backup operation, this column displays the default directory location where the backup file is stored, which is: /var/cache/jboss/backup. For a remote backup operation, this column displays the path to the backup file on the remote server.

Managing Database Commands

From the Database Backup and Restore page, you can perform the following actions: