A Script For Informatica Repository Backups

Summary:   This tip will show you how to augment the pmrep command's backup function with environment variables to dynamically create the backup file names.  I've included a visual basic script that can be used to delete old backup files from any folder.  The result is a script you can schedule on your Windows server for unattended repository backups.

  • An example backup script and the visual basic script to delete files based on age can be downloaded here.
  • To fully utilize my example script you should be using the techniques described in my post about using Server Environment Variables