Import Job Metadata | Teradata DSA - 17.20 - Importing Job Metadata - BAR - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata® DSA User Guide

Data Stream Architecture
Release Number
November 2022
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User Guide
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English (United States)
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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:
  1. Targets
  2. Job definition
  3. 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.