If you use the built-in vRealize Hyperic database, you must back it up.

About this task

Always use this method to back up the built-in database. Do not simply copy the contents of the database's data directory.


  1. Run the following command to back up the database.
    pg_dump hqdb | gzip > hqdb-MM.DD.YY.dump.gz
  2. Copy the dump file to your backup location.