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BR*Tools Example: BR*Tools Interface

You can use the BR*Tools user interface to perform backup and restore operations.

For information on the BR*Tools, go to the SAP Help website, BR*Tools User Interface.

Before You Begin

  1. Edit the init<SID>.utl file and add the following parameters:

    CvInstanceName
    Instance001
    CvClientName
    client1

  2. Optional: To have the CommCell Console authenticate the job, configure the parameters for CommCell Console third-party job authentication.

Procedure

  1. From the BR*Tools interface main menu, select the Backup and Database option (in the example, 4).

    BR*Tools main menu\par
    \par
    1 = Instance management\par
    2 - Space management\par
    3 - Segment management\par
    4 - Backup and database copy\par
    5 - Restore and recovery\par
    6 - Check and verification\par
    7 - Database statistics\par
    8 - Additional functions\par
    9 - Exit program\par
    \par
    Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help\par
    -----------------------------------------------------------\par
    BR0662I Enter your choice:\par

  2. From the BR*Tools choice menu, select the database backup option (in the example, 1).

    BR0656I Choice menu 9 - please make a selection\par
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------\par
    Backup and database copy\par
    \par
    1 = Database backup\par
    2 - Archivelog backup\par
    3 - Database copy\par
    4 - Non-database backup\par
    5 - Backup of database disk backup\par
    6 - Verification of database backup\par
    7 - Verification of archivelog backup\par
    8 - Additional functions\par
    9 - Reset program status\par
    \par
    Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help\par
    -----------------------------------------------------------\par
    \b BR0662I Enter your choice:\b0\par

  3. From the BR*Tools input menu, select options to specify the backup input values (for example, 2 to specify the device type).

    BR0657I Input menu 15 - please check/enter input values\par
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------\par
    BRBACKUP main options for backup and database copy\par
    \par
    1 - BRBACKUP profile (profile) ....... [initCER.sap]\par
    2 - Backup device type (device) ...... [util_file]\par
    3 # Tape volumes for backup (volume) . []\par
    4 ~ BACKINT/Mount profile (parfile) .. [?/dbs/init@.utl]\par
    5 - Database user/password (user) .... [/]\par
    6 - Backup type (type) ............... [offline_force]\par
    7 - Disk backup for backup (backup) .. [no]\par
    8 # Delete disk backup (delete) ...... [no]\par
    9 ~ Files for backup (mode) .......... [all]\par
    \par
    Standard keys: c - cont, b - back, s - stop, r - refr, h - help\par
    ---------------------------------------------------------\par
    BR0662I Enter your choice:\par

  4. When you are prompted, specify the value for the device type (for example, util_file).

    BR0280I BRTOOLS time stamp: 2010-02-23 17.58.47\par
    BR0681I Enter string value for "device" (tape|tape_auto|tape_box|pipe|pipe_auto|pipe_box|disk|stage|
    util_file|util_file_online|rman_util|rman_disk|rman_stage) [util_file]:\par

  5. From the BR Backup main options menu, select the option to specify the parameter file (in the example, 4). Repeat this step and the following step to specify all inputs.

    BRBACKUP main options for backup and database copy\par
    \par
    1 - BRBACKUP profile (profile) ....... [initCER.sap]\par
    2 - Backup device type (device) ...... [util_file]\par
    3 # Tape volumes for backup (volume) . []\par
    4 ~ BACKINT/Mount profile (parfile) .. [?/dbs/init@.utl]\par
    5 - Database user/password (user) .... [/]\par
    6 - Backup type (type) ............... [offline_force]\par
    7 - Disk backup for backup (backup) .. [no]\par
    8 # Delete disk backup (delete) ...... [no]\par
    9 ~ Files for backup (mode) .......... [all]\par
    \par

  6. Enter the full path to the parameter file.

    BR0280I BRTOOLS time stamp: 2010-02-23 17.59.26\par
    BR0681I Enter string value for "parfile" [?/dbs/init@.utl]:\par

  7. After all the options are selected, enter c to initiate the backup operation.
  8. Enter c to continue the operation.

    BR0291I BRBACKUP will be started with options '-p initCER.sap -d util_file -r ?/dbs/initCER.utl -t online -m all -k no -l E'\par
    \par
    BR0280I BRTOOLS time stamp: 2010-02-23 18.03.38\par
    BR0670I Enter 'c[ont]' to continue, 'b[ack]' to go back, 's[top]' to abort:\par

Last modified: 3/21/2019 8:48:40 PM