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HANA Cheat Sheet

Starting and stopping HANA 

Start HANA instance with hostctrl as root:

/usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/sapcontrol -nr <instance number> -function Start

Stop HANA instance with hostctrl as root:

/usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/sapcontrol -nr <instance number> -function Stop

Start HANA as <sid>adm:

/usr/sap/<SID>/HDB<instance number>/HDB start

Example: /usr/sap/KB1/HDB26/HDB start Stop the SAP HANA system as <sid>adm by entering the following command:

/usr/sap/<SID>/HDB<instance number>/HDB stop

HANA Backups Command Line

Systems with XSA may have multiple tenants which need to get all backed up. Example as add user:

$ hdbsql -u system -d systemdb -i 00 "BACKUP DATA USING FILE ('backup')"
$ hdbsql -u system -d systemdb -i 00 "BACKUP DATA FOR HDB USING FILE ('backup')"


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