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The smsap backup list command


You can run the backup list command to display information about the backups in a profile, including information about the retention class and protection status.


smsap backup list
-profile profile_name
-delimiter character
[-data | -archivelogs | -all]
[-quiet | -verbose]


  • -profile profile_name

    Specifies the profile you want to list backups for. The profile contains the identifier of the database and other database information.

  • -delimiter character

    Displays each row on a separate line. The attributes in the row are separated by the character specified.

  • -data

    Specifies the data files.

  • -archivelogs

    Specifies the archive log files.

  • -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. Include the -verbose option to display the backup IDs.


The following example lists the backups for the SALES1 profile:

smsap backup list -profile SALES1 -verbose
Start Date          Status  Scope  Mode    Primary  Label      Retention   Protection
------------------- ------- ------ ------- -------- -----      --------    ----------
2007-08-10 14:12:31 SUCCESS FULL   ONLINE  EXISTS   backup2    HOURLY      NOT REQUESTED
2007-08-05 12:08:37 SUCCESS FULL   ONLINE  EXISTS   backup4    UNLIMITED   NOT REQUESTED
2007-08-04 22:03:09 SUCCESS FULL   ONLINE  EXISTS   backup6    UNLIMITED   NOT REQUESTED