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Rapid Recovery 6.3 - Command Line and Scripting Reference Guide

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Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob

Use the command Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob to enable or disable this nightly job for specific Oracle machines that are under protection.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password] -protectedserver [name | IP address] [-enable | -disable] [-global]
Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob command:

Table 96: Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote Core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. The user name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. The password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-protectedserver
Use this option to specify the protected machine for which you want to enable the Oracle DBVerify nightly job.
-enable
Use this option to enable the DBVerify nightly job for the specified protected machine.
-disable
Use this option to disable the DBVerify nightly job for the specified protected machine.
-global
Use this option to apply the specified setting as the default for this Core.
Examples:

Enable the Oracle DBVerify nightly job for a protected server:

Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob -core 10.10.127.42 -user admin -password 676df#df -protectedserver 10.10.34.88 -enable

Disable the Oracle DBVerify nightly job for a protected server:

Edit-OracleDBVerifyNightlyJob -core 10.10.127.42 -user admin -password 676df#df -protectedserver 10.10.34.88 -disable

Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob

Use the command Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob to enable or disable this nightly job for specific Oracle machines that are under protection and to set the deletion policy and retention duration for the logs.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password] -protectedserver [name | IP address] [-enable | -disable] [-global] [-usedefault] -deletionpolicy [automatic | keepnewest | keepspecificnumber] -retentionduration [duration value] -retentionunit [day | week | month | year] -numberoffiles [number of archive files to create]
Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob command:

Table 97: Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote Core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. The user name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. The password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-protectedserver
Use this option to specify the protected machine for which you want to enable Oracle log truncation as a nightly job.
-enable
Use this option to enable log truncation for the specified protected machine. This is the default option and can be omitted.
-disable
Use this option to disable log truncation for the specified protected machine.
-global
Use this option to apply the specified setting as the default for this Core.
-all
This option applies the specified changes for every protected machine that has at least one Oracle instance installed.
-usedefault
Optional. Use this option to apply the default Core settings to the specified machine, which may also be set by using the -global option.
-deletionpolicy
Optional. This option must be represented by one of the following values:
  • "automatic"
  • "keepnewest"
  • "keepspecificnumber"
-retentionduration
Optional. This value determines the length of time to keep a log before truncating and is constrained to positive integer values. If using the "keepnewest" value of the -deletionpolicy option, a retention duration value is required.
-retentionunit
Optional. This option identifies the time unit for the -retentionduration option. It must be represented by one of the following values:
  • "day"
  • "week"
  • "month"
  • "year"
-numberoffiles
Optional. This option sets the number of recent archive log files to keep. If using the "keepspecificnumber" value of the -deletionpolicy option, a number of files value is required.
Examples:

Edit the Oracle log truncation nightly job settings for the Core globally:

Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob -core 10.10.127.42 -user admin -password 676df#df -protectedserver 10.10.34.88 -global -deletionpolicy keepspecificnumber -numberoffiles 15

Disable the Oracle log truncation nightly job for a specified protected server:

Edit-OracleLogTruncationNightlyJob -core 10.10.127.42 -user admin -password 676df#df -protectedserver 10.10.34.88 -disable

Edit-Replication

Use the Edit-Replication to make changes to an existing replication relationship between two Cores.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Edit-Replication -core [host name] -user [user name] -password [password] -protectedserver [name | IP address] -incoming [host name] -outgoing [host name] -add
Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Edit-Replication command:

Table 98: Edit-Replication command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote Core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default, the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. User name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you must also provide a password. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used.
-password
Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a user name. If none is provided, then the credentials for the logged-on user are used
-protectedserver
Use this option to specify the protected machine for which you want to enable Oracle log truncation as a nightly job.
-add
Add protected servers to an existing replication.
-scheduletype
The type of replication schedule. This option should be specified by one of the following values:
  • 1. "atalltimes" - to automatically replicate at all times.
  • 2. "daily" - to automatically replicate once each day, with specific "-dailystarttime" and "-dailyendtime" parameters.
  • 3. "custom" - to automatically replicate on specified weekdays or weekends designated by "-weekdaystarttime," "-weekdayendtime," "-weekendstarttime," and "-weekendendtime" parameters.
-dailystarttime
Use only for the daily value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the earliest time of day when you want replication to start.
-dailyendtime
Use only for the daily value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the latest time of day when you want replication to start.
-weekdaystarttime
Use only for the custom value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the earliest time of a weekday when you want replication to start.
-weekdayendtime
Use only for the custom value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the latest time of a weekday when you want replication to start.
-weekendstarttime
Use only for the custom value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the earliest time of the weekend when you want replication to start.
-weekendendtime
Use only for the custom value of the -scheduletype option. It is used to establish a window of time for when replication should occur. Use this option to specify the latest time of the weekend when you want replication to start.
Examples:

Edit the replication schedule by specifying weekdays and weekends:

>Edit-Replication -id RemoteServerHostName -scheduletype custom -weekdaystarttime "9:00 AM" -weekdayendtime "6:00 PM" -weekendstarttime "9:00 AM" -weekendendtime "6:00 PM"

Add protected servers to existing replication:

>Edit-Replication -id RemoteServerHostName -protectedserver "10.10.1.1","Repository1"

Edit-ScheduledArchive

The Edit-ScheduledArchive cmdlet lets you use PowerShell to make changes to an existing scheduled archive.

Usage

The usage for the command is as follows:

Edit-ScheduledArchive -core [host name] -user [login] -password [password] -all | -protectedserver [name | IP address | "[name1 | IP address1]" "[name2 | IP address2]"] -path [location] -cloudaccountname [name] -cloudcontainer [name] -recycleaction [type] -scheduletype [type] -dayofweek [name] -dayofmonth [number] -time [time] -initialpause -id [id]
Command Options

The following table describes the options available for the Edit-ScheduledArchive command:

Table 99: Edit-ScheduledArchive command options
Option Description
-?
Display this help message.
-core
Optional. Remote Core host machine IP address (with an optional port number). By default the connection is made to the Core installed on the local machine.
-user
Optional. User name for the remote Core host machine. If you specify a user name, you also have to provide a password.

If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

-password
Optional. Password to the remote Core host machine. If you specify a password, you also have to provide a log on.

If none are provided, then the logged-on user's credentials will be used.

-protectedserver
The protected machine with recovery points that you want to archive. You can specify multiple machine names enclosed in double quotes and separated by commas.
-all
Archive recovery points for all protected machines.
-path
The path to where to save the archived data. For example:
  • Local machine: "d:\work\archive"
  • Network path: "\\servername\sharename"
  • Folder in a cloud account: "Folder Name"

NOTE: The number of symbols should not be greater than 100 for local and network locations, and should not be greater than 150 for a cloud location.

-cloudaccountname

Optional. Use only for cloud archiving. The name of the cloud account where you want to save the archive.

-cloudcontainer

Optional. Use only for cloud archiving. The name of the cloud container in the chosen cloud account, where the archive will be saved. When you use this option, you should also specify the "-cloudaccountname" parameter.

-recycleaction

The type of recycle action. Specified by using one of the following four values:

  • "replacethiscore" - Overwrites any pre-existing archived data pertaining to this Core, but leaves the data for other Cores intact.
  • "erasecompletely" - Clears all archived data from the directory before writing the new archive.
  • "incremental" - Lets you add recovery points to an existing archive. It compares recovery points to avoid duplicating data that already exists in the archive.
-scheduletype

Type of schedule interval. Specified the option with one of the following four values:

  • "daily" - For a daily automatically created archive.
  • "weekly" - For a weekly automatically created archive. You must specify the "-dayofweek" parameter.
  • "monthly" - For a monthly automatically created archive. You must specify the "-dayofmonth" parameter. If a month does not have the day specified—for example, "31"—then the archive will not occur for that month.
  • "lastdayofmonth" - For automatically creating an archive on the last day of each month.
-dayofweek

Use only for the "weekly" option of the "-scheduletype" parameter. The day of the week on which to automatically create the archive (for example, "Monday").

-dayofmonth

Use only for the "month" option of the "-scheduletype" parameter. The day (number) of the month on which to automatically create the archive (for example, "15").

-time
The hour of the day when you want to create an archive.
-initialpause
Optional. Specify this option if you want to initially pause archiving after you configure the archiving schedule.
-id
The identifier of the scheduled archive that you want to edit.
Examples:

Edit a scheduled archive on the local Core:

>Edit-ScheduledArchive -protectedserver protectedserver1 -path d:\work\archive -cloudaccountname cloud1 -cloudcontainer cloudarchives -recycleaction incremental -scheduletype daily -time 12:00 AM -initialpause -i
    d archiveid
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