Perforce backup commands | Perforce backup method



There are several commands and arguments that allow more complex operations. (A command line flag “-z” tells Perforce to use compre ssion.) The commands are as follows:

p4d -jc [-z] – Take a checkpoint, rotate the journal

p4 admin checkpoint [-z] – Client-side checkpoint/journal

p4d -jj [-z] – Rotate the journal

p4d -jr [-z]filename – Restore the journal file filename

p4d -jd [-z] filename – Checkpoint to filename without incrementing the checkpoint/journal counter

p4d -c command – Lock the database files, and run command

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