Use this procedure to download and upload a data source configuration file while the SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) Java is up and running.
If the AS Java is not running you can access the data source configuration files offline.
For more information see Accessing Data Source Configuration Files Offline .
For more information about how to change data source configuration files, see Customizing a UME Data Source Configuration .
Upgrades may include changes to the data source configuration files shipped with the AS Java. When you perform an upgrade to your AS Java installation, these changes are not reflected in your modified configuration file. You must add these changes to your modified file manually.
This procedure requires you to restart the AS Java, so you should plan for the required down time while the AS Java restarts.
For more information about starting user management configuration, see Configuring User Management .
When naming the copy, use a name supported by the upload function. The filename must begin with dataSourceConfiguration_ and end with .xml . The rest of the filename must observe the following:
Make sure the file name follows the file name conventions described above.