SQL Server 2012: Installing SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SR1

SQL Server 2012: Installing SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SR1

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This blog describes how you can install SAP Solution Manager 7.1 on SQL 2012 or perform a system copy.

In addition, please always read SAP Note 1676665  - Setting up Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Login required).

Please use the SAP Software Provisioning Manager 7.0x (70SWPM) to install SAP Solution Manager 7.1. Read SAP Note SAP Note 1680045 - Release Note for Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 (Login required) on where to download 70SWPM or this blog..

Requirements

  1. Windows Server 2008 SP2 64-bit or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit
  2. SQL Server 2012 Enterprise (Core) Edition

Preparation

  • Kernel DVD
    • Please use the Kernel DVD that is shipped with 70SWPM.
  • Stack DVD
  • SQL Server Native Client 2012
    • If you want to install a distributed SAP System (database and SAP application Server are running on different hosts), make sure that the SQL Server Native Client 2012 is installed on the host running your SAP application Server

Installation

  • Install your SAP system using
    • The 70SWPM SAR archive
    • The 70SWPM Kernel DVD
    • The DVDs that were originally shipped with SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SR1 (Export DVD, Java DVD, language DVDs…)
  • After the Installation upgrade your kernel to the latest 7.20 EXT kernel
  • Use the Software Update Manager (SUM) 1.0 SP6 or higher to implement the maintenance stack that is located on stack DVD. Apply at least SAP Solution Manager SPS 6.
    • DO NOT use SPAM to implement the support packages
    • DO NOT update SPAM manually but let the SUM update the SPAM as part of the maintenance stack implementation

Post Steps

System Copy

You can also copy your SAP System that is running on an older SQL Server to a machine running a new SQL Server with the following steps:

  • Make sure that your source system is at least on SAP Solution Manager SPS 6
  • Copy your SAP system using
    • The 70SWPM SAR archive
    • The 70SWPM Kernel DVD
    • The DVDs that were originally shipped with SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SR1 (Export DVD, Java DVD, language DVDs…)
  • Upgrade your kernel to the latest 7.20 EXT kernel

The steps for a System Copy where the source SAP system is already running on SQL 2012 are the same.

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  • Hi Sebastien,

    and if the source is not SQL like Oracle ? I don't find other pre-requesites

    Thanks

    thomas

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