Command Reference > pmrep Command Reference > BackUp


Backs up the repository to the file specified with the -o option. You must provide the backup file name. Use this command when the repository is running. You must be connected to a repository to use this command.
The BackUp command uses the following syntax:

-o <output_file_name>

[-d <description>]

[-f (overwrite existing output file)]

[-b (skip workflow and session logs)]

[-j (skip deploy group history)]

[-q (skip MX data)]

[-v (skip task statistics)]
The following table describes pmrep BackUp options and arguments:
Required. Name and path of the file for the repository backup. When you view the list of repository backup files in the Administrator tool, you can see only files with an extension of .rep.
Optional. Creates a description of the backup file based on the string that follows the option. The backup process truncates any character beyond 2,000.
Optional. Overwrites an existing file with the same name.
Optional. Skips tables related to workflow and session logs during backup.
Optional. Skips deployment group history during backup.
Optional. Skips tables related to MX data during backup.
Optional. Skips task statistics during backup.
To restore the backup file, use the Administrator tool, or use the pmrep Restore command.