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2741106 - 0003 error during initialization of brarchive in DB13 - NetWeaver


  • When you run whole database offline + redo log backup in DB13, job ends with following status:

brbackup return code: 0000 Success
brarchive return code: 0003 Error during initialization

  • brbackup log shows:

BR0053I BRBACKUP completed successfully
BR0291I BRARCHIVE will be started with options '+bfafiyqs.afd -U -jid ALGOF20190109160345 -c force -p init<SID>.sap -cds'
BR0292E Execution of BRARCHIVE finished with return code 3

  • However, no information is saved in brarchive log.



  • Netweaver on Oracle
  • Windows 


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0003, initialization, brbackup, brarcive, mks, compress, brtools , KBA , BC-DB-ORA-DBA , Database Administration , Problem

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