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chriscammers
Contributor III

Scheduled Task: Repository Snapshot Manager

I'm using Sense 2.1 and I would like to schedule a task to create a backup of my sense environment on a regular basis.

I ran it manually from the command line as specified in the help documentation https://help.qlik.com/sense/2.1/en-US/online/#../Subsystems/PlanningQlikSenseDeployments/Content/Ser...

The problem I have is when I run it manually it asks me to confirm the operation. Is there a parameter I can supply that will stop the prompt? When I ran it with a windows scheduled task it just went into a running disposition and did not do anything I presume it is waiting for an answer to the prompt.

Thanks

Chris

2 Replies
vlad_komarov
Valued Contributor III

Re: Scheduled Task: Repository Snapshot Manager

Chris,

Did you try the [-f] option (see below)?

1.1 Tool Arguments and Usage

The synopsis for using the Repository Snapshot Manager tool is:

RepositorySnapshotManager.exe

-<operation>

-path={p}

–installer={installer_location}

–ver={QlikSenseVersion}

[-direct]

[-supportingContenctLocation]={PathToSupportingContent}

[-certificatePassword]={c}

[–databasePassword]={d}

[–u]={usernameWithDomain}

[–p]={userPassword}

[-f]

Where:

(operation) -backup or -restore =The operation you wish to perform.

p =The path to the base backup folder.

installer_location =Directory path on the server in which the Qlik Sense installer resides.

QlikSenseVersion =Qlik Sense product version (for example 2.0.1).

direct =Denotes whether an existing installation exists or not.

PathToSupportingContent =Directory path on the server in which additional artifacts used by the system reside.

c =The certificate password (if required/desired).

d =The database password (if required/desired).

usernameWithDomain =The user on the host with administrative privileges with the domain, for example “COMPANY_DOMAIN\USER”.

p =The password for the user associated with the domain.

f =The option to run the backup silent, for use with scheduled tasks.

Regards,

Vladimir

ladislavcapo
New Contributor III

Re: Scheduled Task: Repository Snapshot Manager

Hi altogether,

As Vlad suggested please put /F /Q at the end of the command line. For me its working fine.

Kind Regards

Ladislav

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