Importing the metadata of a backup job (job definition, targets, and save sets) enables you to restore it in a different DSA environment.
The data must be imported in the following order:
- Job definition
- Save sets
- Type dsc import_job_metadata using only the name parameter to import all metadata files for the job, and press Enter.Parameters include:
Parameters Description n|name Name The name of the job on which to perform the action. The job must be active. d|directory DirectoryPath [Optional] Directory where the files are exported to or imported from. v|backup_version BackupVersion [Optional] Backup version number. Enter latest or 0 for the latest save set. t|type Type [Optional] The type of job metadata. You may enter JOB (for the job definition), SAVESET, or TARGET. If no value is specified, all three types of metadata are included. u|user_authentication User Required when security management is enabled. Supplies the command with the Viewpoint user, and triggers a password prompt for authentication.