cbbackupmgr compact [--archive <archive_dir>] [--repo <repo_name>] [--backup <backup_name>]
Compacts a backup in a backup repository in order to free up disk space. Should be run on each backup after it completes. The amount of freed disk space is displayed when the compaction completes.
Below are a list of parameters for the compact command.
The location of the archive directory.
The name of the backup repository where the backup to be compacted is located.
The name of the backup to compact.
The compact command is used to compact backups in order to free disk space and should be run after each backup. Below is an example of how to run the compaction command. The /data/backup directory is used as the archive directory and the backup repository is named "example".
$ cbbackupmgr config --archive=/data/backup --repo=example $ cbbackupmgr backup --archive /data/backup --repo example \ --host 127.0.0.1:8091 --username Administrator --password password $ cbbackupmgr list --archive /data/backup Size Items Name 91.52MB - / 91.52MB - + example 91.52MB - + 2016-02-12T12_45_33.329408761-08_00 91.52MB - + travel-sample 322B 0 bucket-config.json 91.51MB 31569 + data 91.51MB 31569 shard_0.fdb 2B 0 full-text.json 10.00KB 8 gsi.json 1.72KB 1 views.json $ cbbackupmgr compact --archive /data/backup --repo example \ --backup 2016-02-12T12_45_33.329408761-08_00 Compaction succeeded, 58589184 bytes freed
The compact command can be run after a backup to reclaim any fragmented disk space in the backup data files. It should be noted however that compaction may be run during the backup itself if the fragmentation in the data file begins to grow too big. Although the compaction can run during the backup it is not guaranteed to be run once the backup has completed, hence the reason for the compact command.