We are using SAP DB (Adabas D) and SAP ver 4.0B. Is there a way of starting and stopping the Database so we can...
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perform offline backups? Also are there any SAP backup strategies that you are aware of?
You can use the "xcontrol" program to do this. The syntax to start Adabas is:
xcontrol -d dbname -u control,control -b WARM
The syntax to stop Adabas is:
xcontrol -d dbname -u control,control -b OFFLINE
Replace "dbname" with the appropriate instance name.
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