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If no space is available in the backup files disk directory for log backups, log backups cannot be performed. Check space availability regularly to ensure the backup files can always be written. Archive older backup files regularly to another data carrier.

If you use backup tools from other providers, you can automate the process for archiving backup files with the DBA Planning Calendar.


DBA Planning Calendar

Setting Up and Using the DBA Planning Calendar

Define appropriate backup templates. For the backup template to be used for archiving the backup files, specify the desired backup tool from a different provider, and Pipe as the volume type.

  1. Follow the scheduling concept.

  2. Open the DBA Planning Calendar.

  3. To archive backup files automatically, proceed as described in Scheduling an Action.

    • Use the following action: Archive Log Backup Files.

    • Select the backup template containing the backup files in the log backup results.

    • Select or specify the name of a backup template where the log backup files are to be archived using the backup tool from another provider.


Make sure that the backup tool from the other provider is connected and ready for use.


The system schedules archiving of the log backup files. Check how the action has been scheduled. The backup files are archived using the corresponding backup tool from another provider.

Check the results of the archiving in the DBA Planning Calendar, as described in Displaying Actions. Use the information displayed in the DBA History. Also use the Log Area display in the Database or liveCache Alert Monitor.