About system level SAP backup jobs

The more frequently you back up the SAP database, the less time it takes to recover it in the event of data loss. In addition to regularly scheduled SAP Agent backups, it is recommended that you close the SAP database and run a file-level backup whenever you alter the structure of the database.

Along with backing up the SAP database files, you should do the following:

  • Create a backup of the Windows directory on the SAP database server and include the Windows registry.

  • Back up the _backint.xml file. The _backint.xml file is usually located in the following directory:


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