Start and stop an SAP Central instance : WINDOWS / SQLSERVER part I
Here is the second part of this SAP BC admin for beginners blog series : how to start/stop an SAP instance on WINDOWS/SQLServer
1. Stop SAP & SQLServer
Connect to the operating system as sidadm,
- Start the SAP Management console :
Enter the requested password
This instance is made of a few processes and should stop within a few seconds.
The diagnostic instance is then stopped.
- Stop the SAP instance :
Right click on the instance and select stop :
This is the SAP applicative instance. Here Solution manager in this example.
It is made of ABAP and JAVA processes.
Stopping this SAP instance will take more time, up to a few minutes.
You can check the ABAP processes shutdown here :
You can check the JAVA processes shutdown here :
The SAP instance is then fully stopped :
- Stop the SQLServer database instance using SQL Server Management Studio as user sidadm :
The authentification to the database is done through the windows operating system authentification:
Once connected, right click on the SID database and do the following choices:
The database is then stopped.
- You can stop the instance in order to perform a full stop :
The application and database are then stopped. You can stop the server now.