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Databank restore with older backup

Databank restore with older backup

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Dear all,

i have just signed in because i have an issue with a customer and i am looking for some help.
They use Mimer SQL Engine 10.0.
One of their DATABANK is corrupted, no valid backup exists except one which has been created 1 year ago.
There is any chance i can restore this DATABANK using this old backup?

Keep in mind that actually only one of their user databank is failed; log, trans, sysdb etc are all fine and this 1 year old backup is working properly, no errors via dbcw.exe. Furthermore the older logdb file size is bigger then the actual (130 gb vs 30 gb).

I tried to rename the worn databank, copy the older one in the same folder with the same name obiously and restore it using
ALTER DATABANK "databank" RESTORE USING LOG

but this error message shows up:
error -18008 in funcion EXECUTE
Restore in wrong sequence attempted.

Any help is well accepted!

Regards,
Pietro

RE: Databank restore with older backup

Do you know if the backup is an online backup, or a system backup? ("The backup can be taken either by using the Mimer SQL system administration statements for online backup, or by using the host file system utilities in a system backup." http://developer.mimer.com/documentation/html_100/...)

Are the "backup timestamp"s for the databank backup and for logdb the same? (Use dbcw to get backup timestamp.)

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