Backing Up Data Using a Hard Disk

SAP software can back up data to any existing directory on a mounted Windows volume.

  1. Select a volume that has enough free space to hold the database.
  2. To place the database file in a new directory on the volume, use the mkdir command to create the directory.
  3. Start isql and connect to SAP ASE:
    d:\sap\bin> isql -Usa -Ppassword -Sserver_name 
  4. Use the full drive, path, and file name designation to name the dump device.