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Invalid DDIC Objects During System Copy

First, a few caveats as I tell you my story of woe and redemption. Some of the techniques I will describe should be used only with extreme care and definite understanding of what you are doing and potential consequences. The story you are about to read involves a sandbox system …

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Transport of HANA objects with HALM

I hope you already heard about HALM XS application. The HALM stands for HANA Application Lifecycle Management and the application comes with any HANA installation starting since SP6 (auto-content HANA_XS_LM DU). In short, the tool helps you to develop and transport HANA applications. You can manage products, delivery units and …

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Migration of Transport Host

When we first install a new ABAP system, one of the parameters required is the name of the transport host. The installation tool defaults to the host on which we are installing, and if this is the first system in the landscape, this is often the choice we make. As …

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Minimize your downtime of an update

This article gives you an overview of the tools, features and services that SAP offers to minimize your planned downtime when you for example execute an update on your SAP system. Planned downtime is related to maintenance events for OS, databases, applications and hardware. The planned outages related to applications …

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Supportability Tool for Transport Problems

SAP Change and Transport System (BC-CTS) is a unique tool of SAP to enable customers to organize development projects in the ABAP Workbench and in Customizing, and then transport the changes between the SAP Systems in their system landscape. SAP’s CTS tool is already very mature, but we still receive …

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[CISI] SUM phase APPLY_SYSINFO_CHK stops with a severe error

Hi guys, the current SUM SP12 patch level 8 contains a bug which forces the CISI process to stop. In phase SYIDUP_CHECK/APPLY_SYSINFO_CHK you will see below error in logfile APPLSYSINFOCHK.LOG: 1 ETQ201 Entering upgrade-phase “SYIDUP_CHECK/APPLY_SYSINFO_CHK” (“20150227124653”)2 ETQ367 Connect variables are set for standard instance access4 ETQ399 System-nr = ’00’, GwService …

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Behaviour of Sales Order Save Exit in EHP7

We’ve just upgraded from EHP5 to EHP7.  I think there is an important piece of information that some customers would want to prepare for.  There’s a change  in the logic during Sales Order save which has impact on available information within USEREXIT_SAVE_DOCUMENT_PREPARE.  This exit is used to manipulate  Sales Order …

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CTS+ (Enhanced CTS) and ABAP transport directory.

On the export side : DIR_TRANS (ABAP transport directory) only comes into play ‘at end’ of export time – CTS(+) will store the uploaded file there (in location as mentioned by you) but there is no way this can be influenced/configured (by application or customer), and portal(/any exporting application) will …

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SAP Technical Upgrade Essentials and considerations

SAP Technical Upgrade Essentials and considerations Upgrade Driving Factor: SAP version / Enhancement Pack upgrade generally required on below scenario: Maintenance support of SAP Version is getting over from SAP. New functionalities needs to be implemented which can be delivered in upgraded version of SAP. These are the primary driving …

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SPAU adjustment FAQ

Objective: This FAQ provide a list of commonly asked questions regarding SPAU adjustment. Selection screen [1] What should I bear in mind during the selection on the selection screen?[2] Why do the modification browser (transaction SE95) and the modification adjustment (transaction SPAU) display an object with “Last changed by” or …

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Enhancement Framework and Kernel BADI

The new Enhancement Framework and Kernel BADI The BADI is an object-oriented enhancement option. The BADI defines an interface that can be implemented by BADI-implementations that are transport objects of their own. The new BADI is fully integrated into the Enhancement Framework. BAdis are like predefined Enhancement options available in …

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