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SAP SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition 1.0 » SAP SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition » Support package upgrades » What's new in Support Package 3


Backups and maintenance plans

  • Multiple backups can be deleted simultaneously   Select more than one backup on the database's Backup & Restore panel and click Other actions » Delete.

  • Create backup copies for redundancy purposes   Create a copy of a backup and store it on a different host.

  • Backups and backup copies have names   Backups now have names that can be used in searches and parameters for backup-related tasks.

  • Maintenance plans can delete expired backups   Maintenance plans can delete expired backups for the databases associated with the plan. By default, backups expire and are deleted after seven days, with the exception of the three most recent full backups.

  • Hosts can be configured to disallow backup storage   Specify whether backups can be created on a host by altering the host's properties.

As a result of these changes, the following tasks have been added:

  • CreateBackupCopy task

  • AlterBackupCopy task

  • CreateDatabaseFromBackupCopy task

  • CreateExternalBackupCopy task

  • DeleteBackupCopy task

  • ForgetBackupCopy task

  • MoveBackupCopy task

  • RestoreBackupCopy task

  • ValidateBackupCopy task

The following tasks have been removed from the software:

  • MoveBackup has been replaced with MoveBackupCopy

  • ValidateBackup has been replaced with ValidateBackupCopy

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