i want to do a FULL backup of our system disks running open vms 6.1.1. I have tried using the ignore=(interlock) command but files that are open are still not being backed up. What qualifiers do i use to backup ALL the files even if they are open.
BACKUP was never intended to provide copies of open files that were/are consistant. There are file that are not necessarily relevant on a "restore" operation that can be copied in some form. The pagefile is an example. In this case the particulars about the file are saved, but not the contents (the file is actually marked as no-backup.) Other user files should not be viewed as saved unless the backup operation is done with the file closed.
Database files can be saved using the utilities supplied by the database vendor and can be done without "closing" the files as the utility handles all of the coordination required for a valid database backup file.
If you are getting no contents at all, I would look to see how the file is marked. Even with the IGNORE=INTERLOCK enabled, the file should have contents, just not the most recent potentially.
More information is required to see what your problem really is.
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