OUD Requires an Absolute Path to the Backup File for Restoring

(Doc ID 1905346.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In OUD, the "restore" command requires a path to the directory that contains the backup archive, specified with the -d or --backupDirectory flags. The command further requires that the specified path is absolute. Using relative paths will result in an error:

[...]severity=SEVERE_ERROR msg=An error occurred while attempting to examine the set of backups contained in backup directory [...]: No backup directory descriptor file was found

The requirement to specify absolute paths should be documented, as the undocumented requirement can cause some confusion for customers.

OUD Command Line Reference:

backup - https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E52734_01/oud/OUDAG/appendix_cli.htm#OUDAG01160



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