Scheduling a Database Backup

Use SAP Control Center to schedule backups of databases.


Database backups are an important part of system management and disaster recovery, and are typically performed by the database administrator or database owner. By using the features of Job Scheduler, a database administrator or owner can schedule predefined database backup jobs into a prearranged sequence that includes database backups, transaction backups, and cumulative backups, which can then be automatically executed at planned times.

  1. Create a schedule into which to add backup jobs.
  2. To start the Add Scheduled Jobs wizard, choose one of:
    Option Description
    Backup wizard Click Schedule in the Backup wizard.
    Administration Console
    1. In the Administration Console view, expand ASE Servers > Task Management.
    2. Select Scheduled Jobs.
    3. Select New.
Related tasks
Creating a Schedule for Backups
Scheduling a Backup Job in the Backup Wizard
Creating a New Scheduled Backup Job