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You can save the changes you have made in the system configuration by exporting them as an XML file. You can also export AS Java data from the database and import it later. Thus you can restore the settings of the cluster components' properties.

This procedure enables you to export the whole cluster data as well as a particular cluster component data, or just the instance " .properties " file.


Start the Config Tool by double-clicking the configtool script file in <SAP_install_dir>/<system_name>/<instance_name>/j2ee/configtool directory.


Exporting the System Configuration to an XML File

  1. Choose Start of the navigation path File  Next navigation step  Export Unsaved Changes to XML End of the navigation path.

  2. Choose the directory, where you want to save the XML file.

  3. Enter a name for the XML file.

  4. Choose OK .

Importing Data for a Particular Element

  1. Choose Start of the navigation path File  Next navigation step  Restore From Backup End of the navigation path.

  2. Select the file you want to import.


    When you import a configuration, to be fully compatible it has to be previously exported from the Config Tool.

  3. Choose Open .