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The smsap backup verify command


You can run the backup verify command to see if the backup is in a valid format for Oracle.


smsap backup verify
-profile profile_name
[-label backup_name | [-id guid]
[-retain {-hourly | -daily | -weekly | -monthly | -unlimited}]
[-quiet | -verbose]


  • -profile profile_name

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

  • -id guid

    Verifies 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_name

    Verifies the backup with the specified label.

  • -dump

    Collects the dump files after the successful or failed backup verify operation.

  • -force

    Forces the database into the necessary state to perform the verify operation.

  • -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 verifying the backup:

smsap backup verify -profile SALES1 -label full_backup_sales_May -quiet
DBVERIFY - Verification starting : FILE = C:\SnapManager_auto_mounts\H-2012071400592312_0\smsap\datafile\data