Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Reference


The options for this command are:



-a name_of_asm

Creates .nsr files using the specified asm name. This can be used for when you have multiple instances of Messaging Server as in symmetric HA environments.

-e encoding

Specify an encoding option. 


Backs up the folders only. By default, all mailboxes are backed up. 


Executes the command in debug mode. 


Backs up the inbox only. By default, all mailboxes are backed up. 

-p directory

Specifies the directory for the backup image. This is a required option when is not configured.

The max_thread parameter must be set between 1 and 1024. 

Note: The Networker has a limitation of 64 characters for saveset name. If your default backup directory pathname is too long, you should use this option to specify another pathname.

-t number_of_threads

Specifies the number of threads that can be used to create the backup directory. The default is one thread for each partition, which is usually adequate. If you have many partitions, and you do not want mkbackupdir to consume all your resources, you can lower this number.


User level backup. Instead of backing up each folder as a file, create a backup file per user. 


Executes the command in verbose mode.