SAP NetWeaver Symantec High Availability Agent

Symantec high availability agents monitor specific resources within an enterprise application. They determine the status of resources and start or stop them according to external events.

The Symantec high availability agent for SAP NetWeaver provides high availability for SAP NetWeaver in a cluster. The agent brings SAP instances online, monitors the instances, and takes the instances offline. The agent monitors the system processes and server states, and can shut down the server in case of a failover.

The agent supports the following SAP instance types:
■ Central Services Instance
■ Application Server Instance
■ Enqueue Replication Server Instance.
The agent supports the following types of SAP systems:
■ Java
■ Add-In (ABAP + Java).

The Symantec high availability agent for SAP NetWeaver enables you to integrate
VCS with SAP NetWeaver 7.x with SAP Kernel 7.20 DCK by using an SAP-provided library ( and a Symantec-provided cluster connector script (sap_symc_cluster_connector). This integration enables the SAP sapstartsrv component to communicate SAP instance status changes that are carried out by SAP clients to VCS.

For information on the software versions that the Symantec High Availability agent for SAP NetWeaver supports, see the Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT) site:

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