15.11 - Importing Job Metadata - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata Data Stream Architecture (DSA) User Guide

Data Stream Architecture
December 2016
User Guide
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
  1. 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.