Requirement: You want to restart/stop the
individual SAP HANA database services (eg nameserver, indexserver, xsengine,
You have the system
privilege SERVICE ADMIN OR DATA ADMIN assigned to your HANA Database user.
Why you will need to restart the service?
Few parameter or
configuration changes needs an restart of Service to take effect. Or in case
if services are not responding then you may need to restart it. In case of
fail-over sometime the services do not start itself then a manual effort is
Steps to restart a service
Connect to the required
system via HANA Studio
can open it from Window -> Open -> Perspective -> Administration
In Administration perspective
, go to Landscape tab > Services sub tab.
Select the service needs to
be Stopped(restarted) , right click and from context menu choose -
You will be prompted to
confirm the action and the system will stop the service.
Once the service is stopped ,
it will automatically restarted by HANA.
As part of SAP HANA
High Availability feature, HANA has automatic service restart functionality.
SAP HANA service auto-restart function automatically detects the failure and
restarts the stopped service process.
You have following
option in service context menu:
service is stopped normally and then typically restarted.
service is stopped immediately and then typically restarted.
service is reconfigured. This means that any changes made to parameters in
the system's configuration files are applied.