Backup and restore of the BladeLogic environment
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BMC recommends that you set up a backup policy for the BMC BladeLogic Server Automation environment to ensure that your data is saved if your environment suffers corruption or failure. Each component of the environment has a specific backup mechanism.
The following table summarizes the backup mechanisms recommended for the various components in the BMC BladeLogic Server Automation environment.
|Database||Back up the BladeLogic Schema using your preferred database backup software.|
Use your preferred file backup software to back up the entire directory shown in the blasadmin show file location output.
Back up the following Application Server files:
Since BSA 8.6 the Application Server deployment information is stored in the database, therefore there is no need to preserve the individual deployment directories (NSH/br/deployments)
Ensure that your database and file server backups are correlated.
The following table summarizes the restore mechanisms recommended for the various components in the BMC BladeLogic Server Automation environment.
|Database||Restore the BladeLogic schema using your preferred database backup software.|
Use your preferred file backup software to restore the file server contents.
Use the following guidelines: