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  • 1.  Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-16-2014 04:45:00 AM
    Hi all,

    Could you help me find Delphix guideline or documentations I can refer for the process related to SAP (SAPinst) after provisioning VDBs in the standard Delphix engine environment?

    Thanks,
    Yasu



  • 2.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP
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    Posted 12-16-2014 04:40:00 PM
    Hi Yasu,
    If I understand the question correctly, we would simply follow the SAP documentation for the post cloning procedures after the VDB is created. There are hooks that you can use to create scripts to assist in automating some of this within Delphix however all the SAP scripts and tasks that need to be ran would be part of the SAP documentation and would be exactly the same as cloning a physical database where an SAP DBA or SAP admin would perform them.
    Once the database is created, the list of post cloning steps can vary from customer to customer and there can be 100's of steps and or tasks to complete as part of this process.
    I hope this answers your question.
    Cheers,
    Dave G.


  • 3.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-17-2014 08:15:00 PM
    Thank you Dave,

    So there is no Delphix documentation for the post cloning procedures, correct?

    Yasu


  • 4.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-17-2014 08:38:00 PM
    Hi Yasu,
    As this is an SAP process and not Delphix we do not document the steps as they can vary from customer to customer and version of SAP etc. The only link we have is from our documentation here: http://docs.delphix.com/display/DOCS41/Customizing+SAP+ASE+VDB+Management+with+Hook+Operations
    Which discusses our hook operations which I mentioned above.
    Cheers,
    Dave G.


  • 5.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-19-2014 01:06:00 AM
    Thank you Dave!!


  • 6.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-19-2014 01:06:00 AM
    Thank you Dave!! Solved : )


  • 7.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-19-2014 09:39:00 AM
    Hi Yasu,

    I have looked for this kind of information, some time ago, on SAP website, to prepare a  Delphix meeting with SAP experts.
    I have got these information from a Landscape Virtualization Management document describing SAP system clone, copy and refresh...

    You can describe this way what could be done in a clone configuration hook :
     BDLS transaction execution, deactivate RFC destination, empty the message queues, redefine the users,empty the batchs waiting for execution , ...
    I have some specific slides (part of them are in french but easy to translate ).  I can share with you if you are interested in...

    Cheers,
    Marie


  • 8.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-19-2014 09:01:00 PM
    Thank you Marie! Could you share the slide that you mentioned above if you don't mid?


  • 9.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-22-2014 07:46:00 AM
    If you want to send me an email (mlabidoire@appex.fr) I can send you my presentation and the SAP documents I used to build it ...
    Marie


  • 10.  RE: Post VDB-provision process for SAP

    Posted 12-24-2014 02:30:00 AM
    Thank you! Will send you an email right away.

    Yasu