SAP Mobile Platform Server configuration data is a combination of file system
properties, Windows registry settings, and database data. You should perform regular backups
of server configuration data so that it can be restored if there is a host system file
Backing Up Server Configuration Data
Back up the contents of the <SMP_HOME> folder at regular intervals and
whenever you make a change that affects the file system.
Back up the database using the vendor's recommended database backup procedures.
Perform database backups on a regular basis to ensure the integrity of the backup
and limit the size of the database transaction logs.
Note To reduce downtime, you can install a secondary server on a passive host, which
can be immediately started upon failure of the primary active host. In a clustered
server environment, you can run multiple server nodes to to avoid downtime.
Restoring Server Configuration Data
To restore server data:
- Based on the extent of the failure, do one of the following:
- Replace or reformat the host file system and reinstall the operating
- Uninstall SAP Mobile Platform Server and delete the
- Install the server, making sure to not check the Start SAP Mobile
Platform Server service automatically when Windows starts up
- Restore the backup of the
- Make sure that the Windows user smpServiceUser has Windows
security settings set to Full Control for the