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Backups and Restores of SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering Databases

You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore SAP HANA databases that use dynamic tiering.

Configuration

If you have not already done so, install the SAP HANA Agent and perform the initial configuration. For more information, see Getting Started with the SAP HANA Agent.

Make sure that you add all the nodes that are part of the configuration to the SAP HANA instance.

Backups

You can perform a full or differential backup from any of the following interfaces:

  • The CommCell Console
  • The hdbsql command from the Command Line Interface
  • The hdbsql command from the crontab
  • The DBA Cockpit
  • SQL Console of SAP HANA Studio
  • The SAP HANA Studio Interface

For more information, see Backup - SAP HANA Agent.

Restores

Before you perform any type of restore, you must make the following changes to SAP HANA .ini files

  • In the global.ini file, add the following lines:

    [backup]
    max_recovery_backint_channels = 1

  • In the nameserver.ini file, add the following lines:

    [local_watchdog]
    interval = 0

You can perform a restore from any of the following interfaces:

  • The CommCell Console
  • The hdbsql command from the Command Line Interface
  • The hdbsql command from the crontab
  • The SAP HANA Studio Interface

For more information, see, SAP HANA Restores.

Last modified: 8/31/2018 12:09:40 PM