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Activities in System Copy Method

Former Member
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Hello all,

We are planning to do a system copy on to one of our DEV system.

We have planned to go with either of these 2 options i.e.

1.To perform a system copy of any QAS / PRD system on to development with / without data to rebuild a new DEV System.

2.To export a copy of the existing DEV, Rebuild a completely new system based on same parameters and import back the DB.

Can anyone explain what are the steps involved in both these steps?

Your suggestion is very much appreciated.

Thanks,

Regards,

Hasan

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System Copy Mechanism :

1. Take a backup from src system as files and generate control file from src system and if system <SID> differs, make modification on the control files as changing into <SID>.

sql> alter database backup control file to trace;

Target system:

1. Install OS.

2. Install JAVA and ORACLE.

3. Install SAP with Distributed as 3 phases like 1) Global Host ,2) Database, 3) STop at Import Phase 18, and Do Restore 3)Central System

4. Now go to d>oracle> initsid.sap and change tape to disk and compress yes.

5. Stop Oracle Services.

6. Delete all datafiles sapdata1,sapdata2,sapdata3,sapdata4,mirrlog A,mirrlog B,Origlog A,origlo B;

7. Go to cmd ,go to the path of sapbackup folder

<Dir>:\oracle\<SID>\102\sapbackup>brrestore -m full -b <filename>.afd

Here -m = mode

-b backup type

-c confirmation.(sql> brrestore -m full -b filemname.afd -c)

8. Now sap data files will be generated.

9. Now copy (ORADBUSR>SQL) from <Dir>:\Program Files\sapinst_instdir\ERP\SYSTEM\ORA\DISTRIBUTED\AS-ABAP\DB

and paste in 😧 Drive AS same and if SID Is diffrent change to the target SID.

SQL> alter database open resetlogs:

database open

SQL>@Oradbusr.sql

10. Now go to SAPINST.exe start sap

Phases will run and it ask ddic password (error comes)

Install GUI --> Login with 000 client sap* password: admin pass admin123

11. nOW login to SAP and SLICENSE and get license key through hardware key and INstall

(Now you can create new users).

Regards.

Tunga.Bhasker

Former Member
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Hello Bhaskar,

Thanks a lot for your detailed information:)

The Database is DB2. So is there any specific steps for it?

Kindly clarify,

Regards,

Hasan

Former Member
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Hi Hasan

Have a look on below link to get more detail about System Copy (DB2)

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/data/library/techarticle/dm-0911sapdb2redirectedrestore/index.html

Check the notes

*SAP Note 326691,

SAP Note 1062464*.

Regards,

Tunga.Bhasker