What dump events are

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The event field for a dump event contains an event type followed by event-specific information within parentheses.

The following table describes the events, their descriptions, and the related event information that might be recorded for a dump operation:

Event Description Event information

Start

NDMP dump is started

Dump level and the type of dump

End

Dumps completed successfully

Amount of data processed

Abort

The operation is cancelled

Amount of data processed

Options

Specified options are listed

All options and their associated values, including NDMP options

Tape_open

The tape is open for read/write

The new tape device name

Tape_close

The tape is closed for read/write

The tape device name

Phase-change

A dump is entering a new processing phase

The new phase name

Error

A dump has encountered an unexpected event

Error message

Snapshot

A Snapshot copy is created or located

The name and time of the Snapshot copy

Base_dump

A base dump entry in the internal metafile has been located

The level and time of the base dump (for incremental dumps only)