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BR*Tools User Interface

Use
The user interface to BR*Tools provides you with menus to perform a wide range of
database administration functions for your Oracle database. The menus are controlled by
BRTOOLS, which in turn calls one of the functional BR programs.
You can use BR*Tools with a:

Character-based interface, as in the following example, which shows the main menu:

BR0280I Time stamp 2003-03-06 11.30.57
BR0656I Choice menu 1 - please make a selection
---------------------------------------------------------------BR*Tools main menu

1 = Instance management
2 - Space management
3 - Segment management
4 - Backup and database copy
5 - Restore and recovery
6 - Check and verification
7 - Database statistics
8 - Additional functions
9 - Exit program

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
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BR0662I Enter your choice:

GUI, as in the following example, which shows the main menu:

BRGUI is the graphical interface for BR*Tools. It displays output and gathers user input
for BR*Tools.

Features
You see the following types of menus when using BRTOOLS:

Control

This type of menu leads you from step to step in a pre-defined sequence. You can repeat
steps in the correct sequence. Here is an example:
BR0655I Control menu 101 - please decide how to proceed
--------------------------------------------------------------Complete database recovery main menu

1 = Check the status of database files
2 * Select database backup
3 * Restore data files
4 * Apply incremental backup if needed
5 * Restore and apply archivelog files
6 * Open database
7 - Exit program
8 - Reset input values

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
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Choice

This type of menu lets you make an independent choice from the menu in any sequence.
You can repeat the choice as often as required. Here is an example:
BR0656I Choice menu 120 - please decide how to proceed
--------------------------------------------------------------Restore of individual backup files

1 = Restore files from BRBACKUP backup
2 - Restore individual files from tape
3 - Restore individual files from disk
4 - Restore individual files from backup utility
5 - Apply incremental backup
6 - Exit program

7 - Reset input values

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
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Input

This type of menu lets you enter required parameters or options. Here is an example:
BR0657I Input menu 123 - please check/enter input values
--------------------------------------------------------------BRRESTORE main options for restore from BRBACKUP backup

1 - BRRESTORE profile (profile) ........ [initGC2.sap]
2 - BRBACKUP backup run (backup) ....... [bdjwgvvh.fnf]
3 - Fill-up previous restores (fillup) . [no]
4 - Restore device type (device) ....... [util_file]
5 - BACKINT/Mount profile (parfile) .... [initGC2.utl]
6 # Database user/password (user) ...... [system/*******]
7 ~ Destination directory (dest_dir) ... []
8 - Files for restore (mode) ........... [2,11-12]

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
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List

This type of menu displays a list of items from which you select one entry. Here is an
example:

BR0658I List menu 121 - please select one entry
--------------------------------------------------------------BRBACKUP database backups for restore

Pos. Log

Start

Type

Files Device

Rc

1 = bdjwhckx.ffd 2003-01-29 17.30.51 offline 110/0 disk
2 - bdjwhadu.fft 2003-01-29 17.05.14 offline 112/0 tape
3 - bdjwgyrq.fff 2003-01-29 16.48.42 offline 112/0 util_onl

0
1
0

4 - bdjwgwtj.fnt 2003-01-29 16.26.55 onl_cons 115/0 tape
5 - bdjwgvvh.fnf 2003-01-29 16.16.29 onl_cons 115/0 util_onl
BR0280I Time stamp 2003-01-29 19.05.29
There are a number of sub-types for the list menu:

List menu with optional single selection

BR0658I List menu 365 – you can select one entry
--------------------------------------------------------------List of BRSPACE export runs
Pos. Run

Date

Tables Dumps

Size[KB]

1 - sdlmvogy.tbe 2003-09-11 20.28.36 1

1

2

2 - sdlmqobv.tbe 2003-09-10 20.01.43 2

1

14

3 - sdlmqimk.tbe 2003-09-10 18.58.42 2

1

5

4 - sdlmqgin.tbe 2003-09-10 18.34.29 2

1

18

5 - sdlmqfmw.tbe 2003-09-10 18.25.06 2

1

12

0
0

...
Press <Rtn> to scroll, <n> to select, 'c' to continue, 's' to stop scrolling..

List menu with multiple selection

BR0659I List menu 312 + please select one or more entries
--------------------------------------------------------------List of tablespaces for alter
Pos. Tablespace Files/AuExt. Type Status SegMan. ExtMan. Backup
1 - DRSYS

1/1

2 - EXAMPLE
3 - INDX

1/0
1/1

4 - PSAP1111D
5 - PSAP1111I

DATA ONLINE AUTO LOCAL

NO

DATA ONLINE AUTO LOCAL
DATA ONLINE AUTO LOCAL

1/1
1/1

NO

DATA ONLINE AUTO LOCAL
DATA ONLINE AUTO LOCAL

NO

NO
NO

...
Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
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List menu with optional multiple selection

BR0659I List menu 259 + you can select one or more entries
--------------------------------------------------------------List of database tablespaces

Pos. Tablespace

Type Status

Total[KB] Used[%]

ExtMan. SegMan. Backup Files/AuExt.

Free[KB] ExtSize[KB] FreeExt.

Largest[KB]

1 - DRSYS
10240

DATA ONLINE
47.50

5376

LOCAL AUTO

1038336

2

NO

1/1

1038336+:5312:64

:0:0
2 - EXAMPLE
123520

DATA ONLINE

8.29

113280

LOCAL AUTO
0

5

NO

1/0

93056:16128:22

40:1728:128
3 - INDX
5120

DATA ONLINE
1.25

5056

LOCAL AUTO

1043456

1

NO

1043456+:5056:0:

0:0
...

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
--------------------------------------------------------------

List display without selection

BR0660I List display 352 - no selection possible
--------------------------------------------------------------List of tables for reorganization

Pos. Owner Table

Part.

Rows Space[KB] Data[KB:%]

1 - SAPR3

DBABARL

NO

2 - SAPR3

DBABD

NO

1068

3 - SAPR3

DBABL

NO

763

4 - SAPR3

DBADFL

NO

429

0

64

42:65

320

253:79

256
64

1/1

189:74
0:0

5 - SAPR3

DBAERR

NO

0

64

0:0

...

Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help
--------------------------------------------------------------

Display in form of input menu, but no input possible

BR0692I Display menu 260 # no input possible
--------------------------------------------------------------Information about tablespace DRSYS
1 - Tablespace type (type) ................... DATA
2 - Tablespace status (status) ............... ONLINE
3 - Extent management (extent) ............... LOCAL
4 - Segment space managenent (space) ......... AUTO
5 - Backup status (backup) ................... NO
6 - Number of files in tablespace (files) .... 1
7 - Number of autoextensible files (autoext) . 1
8 - Total tablespace size in KB (total) ...... 10240
9 - Used space in tablespace in % (used) ..... 47.50
10 - Free space in tablespace in KB (free) .... 5376
11 - Maximal extension size in KB (extsize) ... 1038336
12 - Number of free extents (freext) .......... 2
13 - Largest free extents (largest) ........... 1038336+:5312:64:0:0
Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help

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