Log in to the server as root, or use the sudo account you configured for the installation.
Stop all of the CA Performance Center services, using the following commands:
Change to a directory where you want to save the database archive, such as the following:
Create a MySQL dump of the database using the following command:
/opt/CA/MySql51/bin/mysqldump netqosportal > netqosportal.sql
Note: During the installation, you are prompted to 'Select a Location for the MySQL Data Directory'. The default location is /opt/CA/MySql51/data.
Compress this backup to save space using the following command:
tar czvf netqosportal.tgz netqosportal.sql
Remove the uncompressed MySQL dump with this command:
Start all of the CA Performance Center services using the following commands:
This document was generated from the following discussion: Tech Tip: How to backup the CAPC database