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The smsap backup unmount command


You can run the backup unmount command to unmount a backup.


smsap backup unmount
-profile profile_name
[-label label [-data | -archivelogs] | [-id id]
[-dump][-quiet | -verbose]


  • -profile profile_name

    Specifies the profile for which you want to unmount a backup. The profile contains the identifier of the database and other database information.

  • -id id

    Unmounts the backup with the specified GUID. The GUID is generated by SnapManager when you create a backup. You can use the smsap backup list command to display the GUID for each backup.

  • -label label

    Unmounts the backup with the specified label.

  • -data

    Specifies the data files.

  • -archivelogs

    Specifies the archive log files.

  • -dump

    Collects the dump files after a successful or failed unmount operation.

  • -force

    Unmounts the backup even if there are problems in freeing the resources associated with the backup. SnapManager tries to unmount the backup and clean up any associated resources. The log shows the unmount operation as successful, but you may have to manually clean up resources if there are errors in the log.

  • -quiet

    Displays only error messages in the console. The default is to display error and warning messages.

  • -verbose

    Displays error, warning, and informational messages in the console.


The following is an example of an unmount operation:

# smsap backup unmount -label test -profile SALES1 -verbose
SMSAP-13046 [INFO ]: Operation GUID 8abc013111b909eb0111b90a02f50001 starting on Profile SALES1
SMSAP-08028 [INFO ]: Beginning to disconnect connected mount(s)
SMSAP-08030 [INFO ]: Done disconnecting connected mount(s)
SMSAP-13037 [INFO ]: Successfully completed operation: Backup Unmount
SMSAP-13048 [INFO ]: Operation Status: SUCCESS
SMSAP-13049 [INFO ]: Elapsed Time: 0:00:33.715
Operation Id [8abc013111b909eb0111b90a02f50001] succeeded.