The SAP Agent supports
the backup of SAP applications that run on the MaxDB(SAPDB)
Use the DBM command line
interface or the MaxDB Database Manager graphical user interface to
initialize and send a backup job to MaxDB's BACKINT interface.
MaxDB's BACKINT then sends the backup job to the Symantec SAP Agent
BACKINT interface, which executes the job. The SAP Agent supports
backups to both local and remote Backup Exec media servers.
The SAP Agent supports the following SAP DB backup
Backup of complete data.
Backup of incremental data.
Backup of log files.
SAP Agent must be installed in a directory structure that is only
two directories deep. If this directory structure is changed, and
then change the SAP.PAR and BSI.ENV files accordingly.
To prepare to back up MaxDB databases
Ensure that the following files are present:
Ensure that the following parameters are set
during the installation of MaxDB:
independent data path = C:\sapdb\data
independent program path = C:\sapdb\programs
dependant path to C:\sapdb\<sid>\db
Ensure that the following paths exist:
Ensure that the appropriate versions of the
following applications are installed:
To back up MaxDB databases:
Copy BSI.ENV into
Copy SAP.PAR into
From the MaxDB Database
Manager, select the Backup Wizard.
Provide the appropriate inputs for the backup job,
including the following: