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You can back up categories, taxonomies, and cluster jobs (snapshots, cluster results, and spectrographs) either by submitting an action, or by using the IDOL Admin interface.
BackupServer action, with the
Path parameter set to the path to the directory where you want to store the backup for your categories, taxonomies, and cluster jobs:
||is the IP address or name of the machine on which the IDOL Category component is installed.|
is the ACI port of the IDOL Category component.
In a unified IDOL Server, you must send the
During the backup process, Category stores temporary files in the directory that you can configure with the
BackupDir configuration parameter. It stores the final backup file in the path that you specify.
While Category is processing a
BackupServer action, you cannot add, change, or remove categories, or run cluster jobs. You can, however, run actions that do not affect the data that is backed up. For example, you can use the
On the Category Backup/Restore tab, click Backup.
Backup maintenance action backs up the category data to the backup directory that you specified by using the
BackupDir parameter in the
[Server] section of the
category.cfg configuration file. The Backup Action String field shows the action that is sent to IDOL Server.