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Error message during SAP development server backup

If you have ever experienced an error message during a back up of the development server regarding terminated with warnings, then this expert response by Farooq Ali can help you fix the message.

I take the DEV server offline to back up weekly. After the backup is completed, it shows this message:
BR053I BRBACKUP terminated successfully with warnings.
BR083W Compression rates out of date 
- run BRBACKUP with option '-k only'.

Should I be concerned? If not, how do I avoid getting this message every week?

The reason for this problem is that while a backup happens, the system takes care of the compression of data that is backed up during this activity so as to save space on tape. To overcome this problem, perform the following actions:

  • In the init<DBSID>.sap parameter file set the parameter 'compress' to 'hardware' (compress = hardware). Be sure to enter the correct address for tape devices with hardware compression in the parameters tape_address and tape_address_rew.
  • Now run BRBACKUP with option '-k only' at command prompt.

SAP recommends that compression rate should be run at least once per month using compress = hardware setting. Also, SAP must be down for this command to run.

Hope this helps.
Regards,
M FAROOQ Ali
SAP BASIS/ BI Consultant
m_farooq_ali@hotmail.com

This was last published in November 2006

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