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how to restore SAP backup

Created: 26 Feb 2013 • Updated: 01 Mar 2013 | 6 comments
mnakhan's picture
This issue has been solved. See solution.

hi,

i read the admin guide. i have used the command

"brrestore -d util_file -b last -m full -c force"

 

but no success. can some one guide me wher i m wrong.

i take a backup via netbackup policy usind SAP. it runs successfully.

for restoration can i chnage the initxyz.utl file ? if yes then which line i modify.

 

your prompt response is highly appriciated.

regards

 

 

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mnakhan's picture

hi support,

can some one help me for the above issue?

 

 

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Sorry - this is not Support... See the link called 'Contact Technical Support' at the bottom of the page for Support.

This is NetBackup Community forum where fellow users try to help from own experience. The amount of assistance that you may receive will be limited because you have selected 'PartnerNet Group' only.

For Connect Community to help you, please provide as much info as possible:

NBU version and patch level on SAP client. 
Solaris version on client.

Restore to same or alternate client?

Have you created any log folders (with 777 permissions) on SAP client as per Troubleshooting section in the manual? Can you please post those logs as File attachments?
Do you have bprd log on master server? Please post as File attachment.

You say "but no success." 

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mnakhan's picture

hi marianne,

thanx for your reply.

1. first i run the backup

brbackup -u / -c -d util_file -t online -m /oracle/SLM/sapdata3

BR0051I BRBACKUP 7.00 (40)

BR0055I Start of database backup: bekpgevm.pnf 2013-02-21 14.50.22

BR0484I BRBACKUP log file: /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/bekpgevm.pnf

BR0477I Oracle pfile /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.ora created from spfile /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/spfileSLM.ora

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 14.50.39

BR0319I Control file copy created: /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf 15843328

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 14.50.39

BR0057I Backup of database: SLM

BR0058I BRBACKUP action ID: bekpgevm

BR0059I BRBACKUP function ID: pnf

BR0110I Backup mode: PARTIAL

BR0077I Database files for backup:

/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1

/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2

/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3

/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4

/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5

/oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf

BR0061I 6 files found for backup, total size 16585.148 MB

BR0143I Backup type: online

BR0130I Backup device type: util_file

BR0109I Files will be saved by backup utility

BR0126I Unattended mode active - no operator confirmation required

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 14.50.43

BR0315I 'Alter tablespace PSAPSR3701 begin backup' successful

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 14.50.43

BR0229I Calling backup utility with function 'backup'...

BR0278I Command output of '/usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint -u SLM -f backup -i /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.bekpgevm.lst -t file -p /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl -c':

WARNING: sort_backup_type not specified in .utl file

WARNING: default sort_backup_type to <size> for backup

********************************************************************************

Program:                /usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint 7.5

Input File:             /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.bekpgevm.lst

Profile:                /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl

Function:               BACKUP

Backup Type:            BACKUP_FILE

********************************************************************************

[19865.01] 14:50:58 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1

14:50:58.820 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1> is in progress.

[19865.01] 14:51:00 INF - Data buffer size = 262144

[19865.01] 14:51:05 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 14:54:04 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 14:55:54 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2

14:55:54.861 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2> is in progress.

[19865.01] 14:57:09 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:00:10 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:01:51 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3

15:01:51.910 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3> is in progress.

[19865.01] 15:03:14 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:06:22 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:09:25 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:11:26 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4

15:11:26.989 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4> is in progress.

[19865.01] 15:12:30 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:15:32 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361440171

[19865.01] 15:16:14 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5

15:16:15.028 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5> is in progress.

[19865.01] 15:17:03 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf

15:17:04.035 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf> is in progress.

15:17:10.036 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1> is done.

15:17:10.037 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2> is done.

15:17:10.037 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3> is done.

15:17:10.037 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4> is done.

15:17:10.037 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5> is done.

15:17:10.037 [19865] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf> is done.

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

#FILE..... /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/cntrlSLM.dbf

#SAVED.... VXF1361440171

********************************************************************************

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.10

BR0232I 6 of 6 files saved by backup utility

BR0230I Backup utility called successfully

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.20

BR0317I 'Alter tablespace PSAPSR3701 end backup' successful

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.20

BR0340I Switching to next online redo log file for database instance SLM ...

BR0321I Switch to next online redo log file for database instance SLM successful

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.23

BR0229I Calling backup utility with function 'backup'...

BR0278I Command output of '/usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint -u SLM -f backup -i /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.bekpgevm.lst -t file -p /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl -c':

WARNING: sort_backup_type not specified in .utl file

WARNING: default sort_backup_type to <size> for backup

********************************************************************************

Program:                /usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint 7.5

Input File:             /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.bekpgevm.lst

Profile:                /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl

Function:               BACKUP

Backup Type:            BACKUP_FILE

********************************************************************************

[20080.01] 15:17:36 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/11203/dbs/initSLM.ora

15:17:36.660 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.ora> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:37 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/11203/dbs/spfileSLM.ora

15:17:37.661 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/spfileSLM.ora> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:37 INF - Data buffer size = 262144

[20080.01] 15:17:38 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/11203/dbs/initSLM.sap

15:17:39.662 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.sap> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:40 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/11203/dbs/initSLM.utl

15:17:40.663 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:41 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapreorg/spaceSLM.log

15:17:41.664 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapreorg/spaceSLM.log> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:42 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/bekpgevm.pnf

15:17:42.664 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/bekpgevm.pnf> is in progress.

[20080.01] 15:17:43 INF - Using Media ID @AAAAB for Backup ID slmntc_1361441767

[20080.01] 15:17:43 INF - Processing /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/backSLM.log

15:17:44.666 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/backSLM.log> is in progress.

15:17:48.667 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.ora> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/spfileSLM.ora> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.sap> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapreorg/spaceSLM.log> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/bekpgevm.pnf> is done.

15:17:48.668 [20080] <1> :  Backup of </oracle/SLM/sapbackup/backSLM.log> is done.

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.ora

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/spfileSLM.ora

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.sap

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/sapreorg/spaceSLM.log

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/bekpgevm.pnf

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

#PFLOG.... /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/backSLM.log

#SAVED.... VXF1361441767

********************************************************************************

 

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.48

BR0232I 7 of 7 files saved by backup utility

BR0230I Backup utility called successfully

 

BR0056I End of database backup: bekpgevm.pnf 2013-02-21 15.17.48

BR0280I BRBACKUP time stamp: 2013-02-21 15.17.49

BR0052I BRBACKUP completed successfully

 

 

2. i want to restore to same client.

 

brrestore -d util_file_online -b last -m full -c force

BR0401I BRRESTORE 7.00 (40)

BR0169I Value 'util_file_online' of parameter/option 'backup_dev_type/-d' ignored for 'brrestore' - 'util_file' assumed

BR0405I Start of file restore: rekqfbdj.rsb 2013-02-26 16.12.03

BR0484I BRRESTORE log file: /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/rekqfbdj.rsb

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_10' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_2' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_3' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_4' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_5' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_6' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_7' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_8' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_9' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_2' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_3' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3usr_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/undo_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/sysaux_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/system_1' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/system_2' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

BR0252E Function mkdir() failed for '/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/cntrl' at location BrDirCreate-1

BR0253E errno 2: No such file or directory

 

BR0406I End of file restore: rekqfbdj.rsb 2013-02-26 16.12.04

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.12.04

BR0404I BRRESTORE terminated with errors

 

 

mnakhan's picture

in above sceniero SAP/oracle instances was down.

i also try to restore after up the SAP/oracle instances and run the command via brtool

 

brrestore -d util_file -b last -m full -c force

BR0401I BRRESTORE 7.00 (40)

BR0405I Start of file restore: rekqfefh.rsb 2013-02-26 16.46.41

BR0484I BRRESTORE log file: /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/rekqfefh.rsb

 

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_1/sr3.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_10/sr3.data10 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_2/sr3.data2 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_3/sr3.data3 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_4/sr3.data4 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_5/sr3.data5 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_6/sr3.data6 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_7/sr3.data7 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_8/sr3.data8 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata2/sr3_9/sr3.data9 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_1/sr3701.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_2/sr3701.data2 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_3/sr3701.data3 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_4/sr3701.data4 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata3/sr3701_5/sr3701.data5 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_1/sr3db.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_2/sr3db.data2 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3db_3/sr3db.data3 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata4/sr3usr_1/sr3usr.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata1/undo_1/undo.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata1/sysaux_1/sysaux.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata1/system_1/system.data1 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata1/system_2/system.data2 will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/origlogA/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/origlogB/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf will be overwritten

BR0428W File /oracle/SLM/sapdata1/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf will be overwritten

 

BR0456I Probably the database must be recovered due to restore from online backup

 

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.46.41

BR0407I Restore of database: SLM

BR0408I BRRESTORE action ID: rekqfefh

BR0409I BRRESTORE function ID: rsb

BR0449I Restore mode: FULL

BR0411I Database files for restore:

/oracle/SLM/origlogA/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf

/oracle/SLM/origlogB/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf

/oracle/SLM/sapdata1/cntrl/cntrlSLM.dbf

BR0419I Files will be restored from backup: bekpyyad.anf 2013-02-25 10.19.15

BR0416I 24 files found to restore, total size 56515.289 MB

BR0421I Restore device type: util_file

BR0134I Unattended mode with 'force' active - no operator confirmation allowed

 

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.46.42

BR0229I Calling backup utility with function 'restore'...

BR0278I Command output of '/usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint -u SLM -f restore -i /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.rekqfefh.lst -t file -p /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl -c':

ERROR: incorrect format or option in .utl file (-p)

 

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.46.42

BR0279E Return code from '/usr/sap/SLM/SYS/exe/run/backint -u SLM -f restore -i /oracle/SLM/sapbackup/.rekqfefh.lst -t file -p /oracle/SLM/112_64/dbs/initSLM.utl -c': 2

 

BR0374E 0 of 24 files restored by backup utility

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.46.42

BR0231E Backup utility call failed

 

BR0406I End of file restore: rekqfefh.rsb 2013-02-26 16.46.42

BR0280I BRRESTORE time stamp: 2013-02-26 16.46.42

BR0404I BRRESTORE terminated with errors

Symctec's picture

Hello Noman,

Similar issues encountered under "http://scn.sap.com/thread/1404076". They reset the "system" password or enabled the SAP NBU policy as it was disabled..

Regards,

 

SOLUTION
mnakhan's picture

hi,

thanx for your reply. yup its true my natbackup policy was deactivate. i don't know who do this. when i  activate it starts restoration.