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SQL Safe provides you with CLI commands to help you manually expire tivoli storage management backup archives.


To perform Expire TSM operations use the following command:
  • SQLsafeCmd Expire TSM [options]


Where the required [options] are:
OptionDescription
-Age <n><time_period>

Delete/Expire archives that are older than the specified amount of time.

 <n> - amount of time.

<time_period> - {minutes, hours, days, weeks, months}.

Note: There must be NO SPACE between <n> and <time_period>.

E.g., -age 2hours.

Tivoli Storage Manager Options

There are TSM options for your Expire TSM operations:

Options
 Description
-TsmClientOwnerName <name><name> - the client owner name.
-TsmClientOwnerPassword <pwd><pwd> - the client owner password.
-EncryptedTsmClientOwnerPassword <pwd><pwd> - the encrypted TSM client owner password.
-TsmConfigFile <filename><filename> - the configuration file location.
-TsmHighLevel <name><name> - the high level file specification (path).
-TsmLowLevel <name><name> - the low level file specification (file name).
-TsmTcpServerAddress <address><address> - the TCP/IP address for the TSM server.
-TsmTcpPort <port><port> - the TCP/IP port address for the TSM server.

Advanced Options

The following advanced options help you perform Expire TSM operations:

Options
Description
-ArgsFile <filename>

The path to a file containing command-line arguments.

<filename> - specifies the file that contains the command line arguments.

-NoPrompt

Do not prompt for confirmation before expiring files.

For detailed descriptions and available options, see the CLI Help (SQLsafeCmd help Expire TSM).


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