About this task
The backup schedule for the Metrics database is based on how long the raw metrics data is stored there. For example, if you specify the metrics-config.xml
value as 6
, then raw metrics data older than 6 months is purged, so you must back up the Metrics database at least every 6 months to prevent data loss.
To back up the Metrics database, complete the following steps:
Parent topic: Backing up and restoring Metrics data
- Select a backup schedule method to back up the Metrics database every month, quarter, or year, depending on the database size and your business needs.
- On the database server, back up the database as explained in the database product documentation.