Automating cloning of a database using FlashSnap

You can automate the creation of a database from a snapshot using the scheduler.

To clone a database using snapshot

  1. Access the scheduler wizard in GUI.

    See Accessing scheduled tasks in the Java GUI.

  2. Select the Clone database snapshot option.

  3. Click Next.

  4. Select an existing snapplan to use for creating the clone database.

  5. Click Next.

  6. Specify whether the snapshot database will be created or restarted.

  7. In the Create Snapshot Database page, set the secondary host name.

  8. Enter the target database information:

    • New DB2 database

    • Snapplan name

    • Snapshot diskgroup name

    • Relocate path

  9. Click Next to set the schedule parameters.

    See Set the schedule parameters for an automated task.