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SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Maintaining Your Database » Backup and data recovery » Backing up databases involved in synchronization and replication


Managing the transaction log

When you back up your database, you must decide whether you want to continue to use the existing transaction log or create a new one. If your database is involved in synchronization or replication, you must maintain copies of old transaction logs until you are certain that they are no longer needed.

Make a backup and rename the original transaction log
Rename the backup copy of the transaction log during backup
Make a backup and delete the original transaction log
Validating the transaction log