Dump and restore event log message format overview

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For each dump and restore event, a message is written to the backup log file.

The format of the dump and restore event log message is as follows:

type timestamp identifier event (event_info)

The following list describes the fields in the event log message format:

  • Each log message begins with one of the type indicators described in the following table:

    Type Description

    log

    Logging event

    dmp

    Dump event

    rst

    Restore event

  • timestamp shows the date and time of the event.

  • The identifier field for a dump event includes the dump path and the unique ID for the dump. The identifier field for a restore event uses only the restore destination path name as a unique identifier. Logging-related event messages do not include an identifier field.