An offline backup requires that you stop and start the DSA services every time you take a backup.
To create an offline backup
- Login as the user dsa (on UNIX) or the administrator (on Windows).
- Stop the local DSA services using the following commands:
dxserver stop dsaname
su - dsa -c "dxserver stop dsaname"
- Run the following command from the command line:
dxdumpdb -f filename dsaname
- -f filename
Specifies the file path and name of the LDIF file.
- Start the local DSA services using the following commands:
The LDIF file is created at the specified path and the offline backup is successful.
dxserver start dsaname
su - dsa -c "dxserver start dsaname"