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In the Volumes user menu, you can, among other things, configure the data area.

If the data area no longer has sufficient storage space, you can add more data volumes. The system adjusts all dependent parameters during the change.

Note Note

If a user is performing configuration functions, the configuration function is locked for all other users.

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In accordance with the Authorization Concept, the user was assigned one of the roles SAP_BC_LVC_ADMINISTRATOR or SAP_BC_LVC_SUPERUSER.

The SAP liveCache database is in the ONLINE or ADMIN operational state.


Configuring the Data Area with the DBA Cockpit

Open the DBA Cockpit (transaction DBACOCKPIT) and select   Space   Data Area  .

Configuring the Data Area with the liveCache Assistant
  1. In the user menu, choose liveCache Assistant (transaction LC10).

  2. Enter the name of the database connection. You can select the name from the list of existing names. You can restrict the search for the required name.

  3. Choose   liveCache   Monitoring  .

  4. Choose   Administration   Configuration   Volumes   Data Area  .

Configuring the Data Area

Check the operational state. Check the operational state. The SAP liveCache database must be in the ONLINE or ADMIN operational state.

Choose   Edit   Add Volume  . If the current volume configuration corresponds to the SAP liveCache naming convention, the generated name of the new volume is already displayed in the dialog box.

Make the following entries in this screen:

Size in KB

Size of the new data volume


Complete path of the new data volume

Confirm the default value.

UNIX: You can decide whether a file or a raw device should be created.

Confirm your entries.


After you have confirmed your entries again, the new data volume is created.

The new file is created with the specified size. This can take some time, since the new volume is formatted (this does not apply if the volume is created on a UNIX raw device).

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