What is the format of a scheduled database backup file ?

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

For documentation purposes it may be necessary to understand the format of the scheduled backup files. This article explains how the filename for the backups i determined.

Environment

CA PAM all releases

Resolution

The scheduled backup files have the following format:

 

gkscheddb`date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S`_"$CURRENTVERSION

For instance gkscheddb20210913103501_13020000.gz  designates a backup taken on September 13, 2021 at 13h 35' 01'' and the version was 1302