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What restore events are

The event field for a restore event contains an event type followed by event-specific information in parentheses.

The following table provides information about the events, their descriptions, and the related event information that can be recorded for a restore operation:

Event Description Event information
Start A restore or NDMP restore is started Restore level and the type of restore
Restart A restore restarts Restore level
End Restores completed successfully Number of files and amount of data processed
Abort The operation is cancelled Number of files and amount of data processed
Options Specified options are listed All options and their associated values, including NDMP options
Tape_open The tape is open for read/write The new tape device name
Tape_close The tape is closed for read/write The tape device name
Phase-change Restore is entering a new processing phase The new phase name
Error Restore encounters an unexpected event Error message

Example

The following is an example of the output for a restore operation:

rst Thu Sep 20 02:24:22 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Start (level 0)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:24:22 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Options (r)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:24:22 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Tape_open (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:24:23 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Phase_change (Dirs)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:24:24 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Phase_change (Files)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:39:33 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Tape_close (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:39:33 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Tape_open (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:44:22 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Tape_close (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:44:22 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ End (3516 files, 1224 MB)

There are two phases in a restore operation (restore directories and restore files).

The log file for a restore operation begins with either a Start or Restart event and ends with either an End or Abort event.

Example

The following is an example of the output of a cancelled restore operation:

rst Thu Sep 20 02:13:54 GMT /rst_vol/ Start (Level 0)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:13:54 GMT /rst_vol/ Options (r)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:13:54 GMT /rst_vol/ Tape_open (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:13:55 GMT /rst_vol/ Phase_change (Dirs)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:13:56 GMT /rst_vol/ Phase_change (Files)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:23:40 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Error (Interrupted)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:23:40 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Tape_close (nrst0a)

rst Thu Sep 20 02:23:40 GMT /vol/rst_vol/ Abort (3516 files, 598 MB)