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11-02-2009

I have been reading (Avoka's site) about hot backups, and in order to do hot backups of LC, one needs to do the following:



* Turn on backup mode in the adminui - this will temporarily prevent LiveCycle from deleting any files from the GDS.

* Backup the database.

* Backup the GDS.

* Turn backup mode off.



If our company requires up to the minute recovery, wouldn't we potentially be in backup mode all day long?

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Additionally, isn't it sufficient if the DBA keeps a 10 day transaction log and we have redundancy on the GDS? In that case, I would imagine that the DB could be recovered up to the minute as well as the GDS.