How the SAP Agent works
|Article:HOWTO23267|||||Created: 2010-01-01|||||Updated: 2011-08-29|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23267|
The SAP Agent acts as a client for Backup Exec. Through the biparam.ini file, you set Backup Exec parameters for the jobs that you submit from SAP interfaces. For example, you can set a job name, specify a server or device to use for the job, or specify the backup compression mode.
The SAP Agent connects to your Backup Exec server. The requests are processed through Backup Exec. Jobs that you submit from SAP interfaces, through the SAP Agent, are treated as Run Now jobs. If all drives are busy, jobs can be queued in a Backup Exec job queue. From the queue, the Backup Exec administrator can edit or cancel the job.
When jobs are complete, Backup Exec writes a standard job log as it does for any submitted job. You can view the job log from the Backup Exec administration console. The SAP Agent sends the results of its jobs to the SAP tools. When a job is initiated by a SAP interface, a job log is produced with an eight-character name that represents the job. The SAP system stores the job log in the following directory:
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