Additional BRCONNECT Functions

Use

These additional BRCONNECT functions only write messages to the standard output device.

Features

·        Change Passwords of Database Users

You can use this function to specify a new password for all database users.

At the same time, the encrypted password in the SAPUSER table is changed is for SAP users. The work processes of the application server use this password to connect to the database.

For more information, see -f chpass.

·        Setting Up SAP DBA Synonyms

You can use this function to specify the SAP System for database administration activities in a multi-schema database. You can then start and monitor database actions in the specified SAP System.

For more information, see -f crsyn.

·        Starting the Database Instance

You can start the database instance using -f dbstart. There are no function options for this.

·        Stopping the Database Instance

You can use this function to stop the database instance. BRCONNECT first checks whether an SAP System is still running.

For more information, see -f dbshut.

·        Determine Database State

You can use function -f dbstate to determine the database state. The return codes have the following meanings:

Ў        0 – Database is running

Ў        1 – Database is stopped

Ў        2 – Database is in nomount or mount state

Ў        3 – Error, database status cannot be determined

There are no function options for this.