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onbar Log backup to device '/dev/null' not allowed

Troubleshooting


Problem

2011-04-14 09:18:57 26941 26927 /opt/informix/bin/onbar_d -b -l 2011-04-14 09:18:57 26941 26927 Unable to start the logical log backup: Log backup to device '/dev/null' not allowed 2011-04-14 09:19:02 26941 26927 /opt/informix/bin/onbar_d complete, returning 131 (0x83)

Cause

AN onbar logical log backup to device '/dev/null' not allowed. The ONCONFIG parameter LTAPEDEV is set to /dev/null

Resolving The Problem

The resolution to this problem depends on if you want to backup logical logs ( data changes since the last archive ) or not. This link will take you to a document that describes the two methods you can use to resolve this problem:

www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21155540


Please navigate to this page for onbar setup instructions:

www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21323246

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21631668