Creating a SAP HANA Pseudo-Client

Once you install  the SAP HANA Agent, create a pseudo-client and configure an instance to facilitate backups. Each instance references a HANA database.

Note: You must add all of the instance nodes to the pseudo-client so that you have data protection.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the Client Computers, point to New Client > Application, and then click SAP HANA.
  2. In the Create SAP HANA Client dialog box:
    • In the Pseudo-Client Name box, type a name for the pseudo-client. The client name must be unique in the CommCell Console.
    • In the Database Name box, type the name of the SAP HANA database (the SID).
    • In the Number box, type the SAP HANA instance number.
    • In the OS User Name box, enter the admin user name.
    • In the DB User Name box, type the user name that you use to access the SAP HANA database or use the hdbuserstore key.
    • In the Password box, type the password for the user name that you use to access the SAP HANA database.
    • In the hdbuserstore KEY box, enter the hdbuserstore KEY value. For information on the hbduserstore KEY, go to the SAP website, hdbuserstore.
    • In the hdbsql location directory, enter directory that contains the SAP HANA  hdbsql tools. This is usually in /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/hdb.
  3. To add an SAP HANA instance to the pseudo-client, on the Details tab, click Add.  You must add the instance node.
  4. On the Storage Device tab:
    • From the Command Line Backup tab, select a storage policy from the list.
    • To select a log storage policy, on the Log Backup tab, select a policy from the Storage Policy used for all Archive log backups list.
  5. Click OK.

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