Installing Plug-in for SAP HANA

Veeam Plug-in for SAP HANA is an additional component of Veeam Backup & Replication, and the installation package of the plug-in is included in the Veeam Backup & Replication installation ISO file.

You can install the plug-in using the .RPM package or extract the plug-in files from the .TAR.GZ archive. Depending on the type of package suitable for your OS, perform steps in one of the following guides:

Important

Mind the following:

  • Veeam Plug-in for SAP HANA must be installed on the SAP HANA server.
  • The /opt/veeam directory must be writable.
  • To install the plug-in, use the sudo command or a user with root privileges.
  • If you want to install Veeam Plug-in on an SAP HANA scale-out cluster, repeat the described installation process on all cluster nodes.

Installing Veeam Plug-in from .RPM Package

To install Veeam Plug-in, do the following:

  1. Mount the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk (VeeamBackup&Replication_11.X.X.XXXX.iso).

If you deploy Veeam backup infrastructure for the first time, you can download the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk image from the Veeam Backup & Replication: Download page.

  1. Open the mounted disk image and go to the /Plugins/SAP HANA/x64 directory.
  2. Upload the VeeamPluginforSAPHANA-11.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm file to the SAP HANA server.
  3. To install Veeam Plug-in, run the following command:

rpm -i VeeamPluginforSAPHANA-11.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm

Unpacking Veeam Plug-in from .TAR.GZ Archive

To extract plug-in files from the .TAR.GZ archive, perform the following:

  1. Mount the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk (VeeamBackup&Replication_11.X.X.XXXX.iso).

If you deploy Veeam backup infrastructure for the first time, you can download the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk image from the Veeam Backup & Replication: Download page.

  1. Open the mounted disk image and go to the /Plugins/SAP HANA/x64 directory.
  2. Upload the VeeamPluginforSAPHANA.tar.gz file to the SAP HANA server.
  3. Create the /opt/veeam directory.

mkdir /opt/veeam

  1. In the terminal, open the folder that contains the VeeamPluginforSAPHANA.TAR.GZ archive.
  2. Unpack the plug-in files from the archive to the /opt/veeam directory.

tar -xzvf VeeamPluginforSAPHANA.tar.gz -C /opt/veeam