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Multiple Jurisdiction code Popup for Web UI

This short document is regarding common issue during upgrade Jurisdiction code popup. Most of clients have implemented third party system to determine the Jurisdiction code for given address of customer (postal code, city, state). In GUI there is standard Popup to show Jurisdiction code from where user can select the …

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Creating modification adjustment transport for automatic handling of SPDD/SPAU during support pack activity using SPAM/SAINT.

In this document I will outline the concept behind SPDD and SPAU and how modification adjustment transport requests should be created for automatic handling of adjustments during Support pack activity. This document can be used when handling adjustments using SPAM/SAINT tool. During the SPDD_SPAU_CHECK phase of the support pack activity, …

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DMO: introducing the new UI

Starting with SP09, Software Update Manager (SUM) offers the new one-step migration to the SAP HANA database, called Database Migration Option (DMO). For an introduction, check out the documentDatabase Migration Option (DMO) of SUM – Introduction The DMO procedure offers a new user interface (UI) technology which is based on …

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Migration of SAP Systems to SAP HANA

Introduction This document provides a starting point for the planning of your migration procedure of SAP systems to SAP HANA in an on-premise landscape. Beginning with an overview of available migration path options, we provide a general recommendation and further aspects and guidance how to identify the best procedure for …

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Classical Migration to SAP HANA

Contents of this document: Migration Process Overview Best Practices and Improvements Downtime-Minimization Options This document provides an overview of the classical migration procedure of an existing SAP system based on SAP NetWeaver to SAP HANA, including latest improvements, best practices and downtime-optimization options. For ABAP-based SAP systems, there are further …

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Understanding the Java Instance ID issue

First of all, let’s understand how a Java ID is generated. Each SAP system Java contains the so-called box number, which is composed by 3 values: <SID> + <Instance Number> + <Hostname>. The Java ID is then generated from the box number. For sakes of demonstration, let S01 and S02 …

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SUM 1.0 SP09: MAIN_POSTP/UEXP_SPDD

Hi upgrade experts, new upgrade, new errors. The latest SUM 1.0 SP09 includes an error in phase MAIN_POSTP/UEXP_SPDD. This in a phase after the downtime. You will enter it if you finished the SPAU. I think this issue hits only the platform windows in cause of the interpretation of the …

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SAP CRM 7.0 Service Pack 13 Upgrade

Shortly after an Upgrade to SP 10 in our SAP CRM 7.0 system (cf. http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-44983) I also performed an upgrade to SP13. In this document I’ve collected the errors we encountered during the service pack upgrade as well as the relevant notes to solve them. Post Installation Activities The necessary …

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SAP Upgrade -Things to consider

Many  SAP projects have failed  due to reasons which could have been avoided  in the first place . The cost the company pays  will always be in terms of business impact affecting revenue and loss of trust  on the vendor. In my experience with   SAP upgrades  there are few things  …

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Technical Upgrade – SPDD & SPAU Phase

In upgrade project SPDD and SPAU are the main transactions. In general, a upgrade project are like Technical Upgrade Functional Upgrade In a typical technical Upgrade project process steps like System preparation and stack level patch upgrade – Basis Team SPDD Phase – ABAP and Functional Up grade of the …

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Non-Technical areas in ECC6 upgrade

I have recently played the role of delivery team lead in an in-house R/3 4.6C to ECC6 technical upgrade. These are some areas that I think worth paying attention to in an upgrade project. When these areas are clearly defined and known to the entire project team, it makes the …

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Mass Tadir changes using SE03

In my current assignment we need to reorganize transport packages in our dev environment and perform massive changes to tadir entries. Althought in other opportunities I have used SE03 transactions or SM30->TADIR, I found the problem of update objects one by one. However there is a hidden funcionality in SE03 …

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