Requirements for Manually Restoring Latest Database Backup

  • Your dispenser must be (partially) bootable from the primary hard drive.
  • Your dispenser configuration must be correct.
  • A backup (data only or full system) must have been performed.

Manually Restoring Latest Database Backup

To restore the latest database backup:

  1. Access a command prompt.
  2. At the command prompt, type the following commands.

    $ cd /appl/data/
    $ su
    password:

    A password is required to continue. Contact support to request this password

    After entering the password, the command prompt will change from $ to #.

    # slay -9 dbsrv50
    This command may produce an error which can be ignored.
    # mv gpd.db gpd.db.backup
    # mv gpd.log gpd.log.backup
    This command may produce an error which can be ignored.
    # cd b
    # cp gpd.* ../
    # cd ..
    # chown 111:47 gpd.*
    # shutdown -fb

  3. A message displays when it is safe to power off your dispenser.
  4. Power off your dispenser.
  5. Wait at least one minute before powering on your dispenser.