Performing SAP HANA Backups

You can perform a full, incremental or differential backup of the SAP HANA database.

Before You Begin

The database must be online and all services must be running.


  1. You can perform a backup on the subclient details page, or the database details page.

    • Subclient details: From the navigation pane, click Solutions DB Instances > instance > subclient. Then, in the upper-right of the page, click Back up now.

    • Database details: From the navigation pane, select Solutions > DB Instances > instance, in the Actions column for the subclient, click the action button action_button, and then click Back up now.

      The Backup Options dialog box appears.

  2. Select the Backup level.

  3. In the Backup prefix box, type a unique name to identify the backup.

  4. Click OK.

    The Backup options dialog box appears.

  5. Optional: View the job details. Click the job ID.

  6. Click OK.

What to Do Next

You can control or view the job. For more information, see Jobs.