Full backup creates Snapshot

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Full backup creates Snapshot

Post by larrypaul » Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:58 pm

I have a database that the backups stop running a few weeks ago. I no longer need the old backups but would like to start a new set. When I run the .ini script I am only getting a snapshot backup and not a full anymore. Does anyone know how I can reset and start new? The database is 7.1.2. Thanks.

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Re: Full backup creates Snapshot

Post by JimKnicely » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:03 pm

If you delete the backups on disk, then Vertica will create a new full backup the next time you run vbr.

See:
https://my.vertica.com/docs/7.1.x/HTML/ ... ackups.htm
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