DB2 restore over existing database

28 January,2011 by Tom Collins

Requirement to DB2 restore a copy of a DB2 database backup taken  from another DB2 instance and replace the existing one


1)Take a full backup of the database of INSTANCE 1


db2 force applications all

db2 backup database MYDB

##Transfer the backup copy to a relevant path

 db2 force applications all

db2 restore db MYDB from /mypath/backups TAKEN AT 20110128111333  INTO MYDB REPLACE EXISTING
Author: Rambler(http://www.dba-db2.com)


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