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DB2 Agent and DB2 MultiNode Media Parameters

The DB2 media parameters define the storage information for backup jobs including the storage policy, location, and agent.

The following table lists the DB2 media parameters that are used in DB2 command line multi-stream backups.

Parameter Usage Description
[sp] [sp]

storage_policy_name

Example:

[sp]
SP1

The name of the Storage Policy that is used for the application backup or restore job.
[mediaagent] [mediaagent]

media_agent_name

Example:

[mediaagent]
MA1

This is an optional parameter.

The name of the MediaAgent that is used for the backup or restore job.

[library] [library]

library_name

Example:

[library]
LN1

This is an optional parameter.

The name of the library that is used for the backup or restore job.

[drivepool] [drivepool]

drivepool_name

Example:

[drivepool]
DP1

This is an optional parameter.

The name of the drive pool in the library that is used for the backup or restore job.