How to determine the size of a backup before creating one in RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle
RSA Product Set: Identity Governance & Lifecycle
This knowledge base article describes a command you may use to determine the size of an RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle database export file* before you take the backup. This is especially useful if you are unsure as to whether there is enough space on the local drive to create a successful backup.
*Also known as the database backup, database dump or datapump export file.
As the oracle user, execute the expdp Oracle database export command with the ESTIMATE and estimate_only parameters as follows:
This directory is specified when the database is created and points to/home/oracle/AveksaExportImportDir. To verify the name of the backup directory, execute "select * from all_directories" as 'avuser' in SQL*Plus.
Do not do the actual backup. Just report the size that the backup will be.
logfile=log.log - File name that contains the output that you see in the terminal window.