About installing the SAP Agent

Before you install the SAP Agent, do the following:

  • Ensure that the backup operator is a member of ORA_DBA. (If the backup operator is Administrator, add Administrator to ORA_DBA group).

  • Create group ORA_<SID>_OPER and add the current user to this group.

  • Verify that the SAP system environment variables are set for the server that you plan to back up. The SAP Agent default directory is in the SAP database’s home as follows:


You can install the SAP Agent to your media server when you install Backup Exec. Or, if you have already installed Backup Exec, you can install only the SAP Agent.

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About installing the SAP Agent