About performing disaster recovery using the
To recover your SAP
database server after a catastrophic failure, you must implement a
backup strategy before a failure occurs.
When developing a disaster recovery plan, the
following backup strategies should be used:
Make at least one flat file database backup and
make regular offline backups using CCMS. See your SAP Database Administrator's Guide.
Back up the Windows directory on the SAP database
server, including the Windows registry.
If the structure of the database is altered,
perform a full offline database backup.
For example, if you
create a new tablespace or remove an old one, make a complete
offline database backup.
Always include the backint.xml file in your regular
flat file backups of the SAP database server.
The backint.xml file is
usually located in the following directory:
Schedule full online backups of your SAP database