Steps to backup and restore Lotus Domino mail servers using IBM TSM for Mail - TDP Domino


To backup and restore your Lotus Domino Mail Servers using IBM Tivoli Data Protection for Domino, you should first install & configure compatible TDP Domino & TSM BA Client , configure and register a node in TSM Server accordingly. It is recommended to check the compatibility between your Lotus Domino, operating system and TDP Domino Versions. If possible try to install same version of BA Client & TDP Domino packages to prevent annoying errors. 

Backup and Restore Lotus Domino Mail Server using IBM TDP Domino

1) You can start taking backup of your domino server either by command-line or through GUI. Open TDP SQL GUI by going to START>PROGRAMMS>TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER>TDPdomino GUI. You can also double click domdsmc.exe file to open GUI in C:Program Files/Tivoli/tsm/domino folder.

2) Go to the BACKUP tab and select the mail server you want to backup as shown below.

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3) You can select indivdual .nsf files for backup or you can backup group of .nsf files. 

How to backup and restore Lotus Domino mail servers using IBM TSM for Mail - TDP Domino

4) To take backup through commandline, go to the domino directory and run domdsmc i command for incremental backup as shown below.

How to backup and restore Lotus Domino mail servers using IBM TSM for Mail - TDP Domino


5) If you want to check the status of previous backups, run the command domdsmc query dbbackup as shown below.


6) Similarly, you can go to the RESTORE tab on TDP Domino GUI and select the files which you want to restore. Alternatively to restore the domino backups through command line , run the command domdsmc restore as shown below

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