Mounting a database backup

You can manually mount a database backup if you want to access the files in the backup.

Before you begin

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the appropriate plug-in from the list.
  2. In the Resources page, select either Database or Resource Group from the View list.
  3. Select the database either from the database details view or from the resource group details view.
    The database topology page is displayed.
  4. From the Manage Copies view, select Backups either from the primary or secondary (mirrored or replicated).
  5. Select the backup from the table and click mount icon.
  6. In the Mount backups page, select the host on which you want to mount the backup from the Choose the host to mount the backup drop-down list.
    The mount path /var/opt/snapcenter/sco/backup_mount/backup_name/database_name is displayed.

    If you are mounting the backup of an ASM database, the mount path +diskgroupname_SID_backupid is displayed.

  7. Click Mount.

    After mounting the backup, you can run the following command to retrieve the information related to the mounted backup: ./sccli Get-SmBackup -BackupName backup_name -ListMountInfo

    If you have mounted an ASM database, you can run the following command to retrieve the information related to the mounted backup:

    ./sccli Get-Smbackup -BackupName diskgroupname_SID_backupid -listmountinfo To retrieve the backup id run the following command: ./sccli Get-Smbackup -BackupName backup_name