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RE: Point in Time Recovery Failed

Posted By: Thakkar, Sunil
Date: Friday, 23 June 2006, at 4:29 p.m.

In Response To: RE: Point in Time Recovery Failed (André Luiz Rufino)

I am not sure what you have tried so far but to start a fresh I would do the following

1. Unload/Delete all the records from bar_action, bar_instance tables.
2. Move the file $INFORMIXDIR/etc/ixbar.nnn (servernum)
3. Touch the above file

Then do a complete test of your backups and restore.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of André Luiz....
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 12:37 PM
Subject: RE: Point in Time Recovery Failed [7052]

Ok, guys, its me again !

I tryied to do what you told me, but it didnt work. I got some doubts about the lines that I could delete from ixbar.servernum , so I take a copy from this file everytime before I perform a Level 0 archive. Thisa way, I could see exatcly what is changed from each they. But even I edit the file, the problem continue. The message I received was

2006-06-23 14:37:17 831696 876756 XBSA Error: (BSAGetObject) Backup object does not exist in Storage Manager.
2006-06-23 14:37:17 831696 876756 ON-Bar was unable to get backup record of rootdbs from storage manager.
2006-06-23 14:37:17 831696 876756 Due to the previous error, logical restore will not be attempted.

I believe that its not that easy to find a specific archive in a tape, when this got more than one backup. So guys, Im trying a last shot with you.
Does anybody here have any idea else the before ideas.

Thanks again

Andr Luiz

>From: "Peter_Logan...." <>
>Subject: RE: Point in Time Recovery Failed [7049]
>Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:00:05 -0400 (EDT)
>Good point ...
>, (bcc: Peter Logan/Corporate/Spartan)
>RE: Point in Time Recovery Failed [7047]
>09:51:50 AM Today
>I do this too, but remember to check the logical log needed for the
>rootdbs (you'll see it a bit right of the time column), sometimes it is
>several above the rootdbs, and you need those....then edit accordingly.
>Sam Gentsch
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 9:44 AM
>Subject: Re: Point in Time Recovery Failed [7046]
>What I do is edit the ixbar.xx file deleting everything prior to the
>level 0 archive that I want to start from...
>You should make a copy of the ixbar.xx file first ... in case something
>is ever needed prior to the time you just edited though ...

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