is the SQL Server userid for logging into the database management system.
is the SQL Server password for logging into the database management system.
is the name of the host for the NetBackup master server that you wish to backup to or restore from.
If this parameter is omitted, then the client will use the default server according to the Windows NetBackup client configuration. See the NetBackup Backup, Archive, and Restore Getting Started Guide for more information.
tells dbbackex not to create a message box to indicate the operation status when it has completed.
Otherwise, a message is displayed when dbbackex completes. That message tells you how many operations in the batch file were successful and how many failed.
Using NetBackup for SQL Server Using dbbackex
Note: Any of the options can be delimited with double quotation marks. Use delimiters, for example, if the file name contains spaces.
Note: If you are concerned about protecting login passwords for SQL Server, do not use the -u or -pw parameters. By omitting these parameters, you can force NetBackup for SQL Server to read the default SQL Server login data from an encrypted file.
See “Starting the NetBackup MS SQL Client for the first time” on page 63.
Using client-based schedulers with dbbackex
dbbackex allows you to employ your choice of client-based schedulers to automatically initiate NetBackup for SQL Server operations. Two examples follow.
The Windows Scheduler. This scheduler is initiated through the MS-DOS at command. Instructions for using the Windows Scheduler are provided in the Microsoft Windows online documentation.
The SQL Server Scheduler. This scheduler is closely integrated with SQL Server. It can be accessed through the Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager.