Database Manager Commands

The Database Manager (DB Manager) is a utility to administer databases. The user running the commands must be the user who created the Caliber database. DB Manager uses command line switches to run each utility. The switches and their usage are detailed in the table below. All commands except for the Detailed Help command require that all users be logged off.

Switch Command Usage
dbmgr –? Detailed Help explains the commands and switches
dbmgr –addvol Add Volume extends the size of a database
dbmgr –backup Database Backup backs up your database
dbmgr –free Free Space displays the amount of free space in the database; useful for determining whether the Add Volume or Optimize Commands should be performed
dbmgr –new –sample <dbname> or dbmgr –new –empty <dbname> Create Database Command creates a new database ready for use; the sample switch loads theCaliber sample database
dbmgr –scan Database Scan scans the database for bad links and prints the information
dbmgr –start Start Database starts a server and database
dbmgr –stop Stop Database stops a server and database
dbmgr –upgrade Upgrade Database upgrades the current database to the current version; performed automatically during an install