Scheduling a Backup Job in the Backup Wizard

Use SAP Control Center to schedule a backup job.

  1. In the left pane of the Administration Console, expand ASE Servers > Schema Objects > Databases.
  2. Click the Name field of the database, then click the drop-down arrow and select Back Up.
  3. In the Summary screen of the Backup Database wizard, click Schedule.
  4. Read the Introduction in the opened Add Scheduled Job wizard.
  5. In the Job Name screen:
    • Enter the name of the scheduled job.
    • Enter a description of the job.
    • (Optional) Select Use data format in dump file name, and choose the format from the pull-down menu. The default format is monddyyyyhh(AM or PM).
  6. In the Select Schedule screen, choose:
    Option Description
    Use existing schedule Select a schedule from the table.
    Create new schedule Activates a field in which to enter a new name for the schedule field.
  7. In the Job Options screen, select all that apply:
    Option Description
    Allow multiple concurrent executions Allows you to run your job concurrently, except for jobs that may interfere with another instance of itself, such as dbcc reorg.
    Allow others to use this job Gives permission to others to use the schedule and execute your job.
    Always execute as the job owner Specify this if you want all executions of this job to occur under your login.
  8. In the Job Execute screen, select all that apply:
    Option Description
    Timeout Specify a numeric value, in minutes. If the job does not complete in the amount specified, the job is terminated.
    Note: You can override this value for individual scheduled jobs.
    Do not log output from job By default, any output generated by a job is saved and can be viewed in the Job Histories folder. Select this option to suppress output from the job you are scheduling. By default, it is unselected.
    Allow others to execute this scheduled job Allow others to be able to execute this job. By default, this is unselected.
    Disable on failure Disable the job if its previous execution failed, and suspend all scheduled executions of the job until you manually re-enable it.
    Delete on completion Delete the scheduled job when it finishes executing. This is useful for jobs that do not recur.
    Note: Choosing this option does not delete the underlying job or schedule.
  9. (Optional) Click Preview from within any screen in the Add Scheduled Job wizard to view the SQL syntax for your selected options.
  10. (Optional) Click Summary to verify your selected options.
  11. Click Finish to schedule the job.
Related tasks
Backing Up (Dumping) a Database