Recovery of Databases for Warm Standby Method

If you are using the warm standby method to back up a quiesced database, SAP ASE must know whether it is starting the primary or the secondary server.

Use the -q option of the dataserver command to specify that you are starting the secondary server. If you do not start the server with the -q option:
The recovery sequence proceeds differently, depending on whether the database is marked in quiesce: