Additional files to back up

You must back up several files in addition to the databases and file system-based elements that changed after installation.

The following table shows additional files that must be backed up.
Table 1. Additional files to back up
Product Data that must be backed up
InfoSphere® DataStage® and QualityStage®
  • Data sets
  • Run-time log files
  • Operational metadata
  • Job schedules or job invocations
  • InfoSphere DataStage hash files that are not saved in a project directory
  • Data files that are accessed by InfoSphere DataStage and QualityStage with the sequential file method
  • Data files used by InfoSphere DataStage that contain user-defined SQL statements for writing data to databases
InfoSphere QualityStage modules
  • Postal validation reference files
  • Geocoding reference files
InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Packs
  • Reference files