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Configure backup settings in SAP HANA Cockpit

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Perform the steps in this document after assigning credentials. Before that, Destination Type will not show Backint as an option.

Procedure

See the following table that lists the required values. 

Tab

Section

Option

Value

Backint Settings

Backint Parameter Files

Use the Same Parameter File for All

Contact Support for the values for this fields.

Data Backup

Contact Support for the values for this fields.

Backint Response Timeout

Set Timeout (Catalog and Log Backups)

As needed.

Timeout After

As needed.

Catalog Settings

Catalog Settings

Destination Type

Backint

Location

/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/hdb/opt/hdbbackint

This path is configured during the installation of Hybrid Workloads agent

Log Settings

Log Mode

Log Mode

Normal

Log Backup

Create Log Backups

As needed.

Destination Type

Backint

Back Up Logs

As needed.

Location

/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/hdb/opt/hdbbackint

This path is configured during the installation of Hybrid Workloads agent

Time Limit (Minutes)

As needed.

Use Consolidated Log Backups

As needed.

Maximum Size (GB)

As needed.

Data Backup Settings

Data Backup

Destination Type

Backint

Location (File System Backups)

Note: This setting applies only for file system backups.

Enable Multistreaming of Backint Backups

As needed. Both values are supported. 

Overwrite Existing File System Backups

Not applicable for Hybrid Workloads agent.

This setting applies only for file system backups.

Limit Maximum Size (File System Backups)

Not applicable for Hybrid Workloads agent.

This setting applies only for file system backups.

Threshold Triggering Multistreaming (GB)

As needed.

Parallel Data Backup Backint Streams

As needed

Data Backup Scheduler

Enable Scheduler for Tenant Databases

Yes. Required if you want to take scheduled backups.

Assigned Database User (for Tenant Databases)

Yes. Required if you want to take scheduled backups.

Enable Scheduler for the SYSTEMDB

As needed.

Assigned Database User (for SYSTEMDB)

As needed.

Retention Policy

Retention Policy Scheduler

Enable Retention Policy Scheduler for Tenant

As needed.

Assigned Database User (for Tenant)

Yes

Enable Retention Policy Scheduler for SYSTEMDB

As needed.

Assigned Database User (for SYSTEMDB)

As needed.

Retention Policy Settings

Automatically Delete Backup Generations

Yes, if you want to delete older backups. See additional options in the next row.

Note: You must set these options for each database separately.

 

Additional Options

After their retention period has expired, older backups can be deleted.

If you want these backups deleted from Cloud, select the following options: Also delete physically and From Backint

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Note: You must set these options for each database separately.

  1. Log in to SAP HANA Cockpit and navigate to the Database Management page. 

  2. Click the More button on the top-right corner and select Backup Configuration.
    Cockit_Database_Management.jpg

  3. Ensure that you are on the Backint Settings tab. If you do not see Backint Settings, ensure that you have installed and activated Hybrid Workloads agent and assign credentials on the Management Console. For details, see Install agent for SAP HANA.
    Cockpit_Backup_Configuration.jpg

  4. In the Backint Settings, you will see many sections, such as Backint Parameters Files, Backint Response Timeout, etc. To edit settings for any section, click Edit for that section, enter the values, and then click Save.

Next Steps

You are now ready to back up your SAP HANA database. For more information, see Backup and Restore.