Q

Choosing which SAP components to upgrade

Expert Bert Vanstechelman explains which upgrades are required when planning an overall SAP environment upgrade.

We are upgrading our production environment to the support package stack (SPS) 13 for our production environment. Is it necessary to upgrade only the software components deployed to the given level?

Are the SAP Kernel upgrades also required?

For some support package stacks, a certain SAP Kernel level is a prerequisite. I would therefore recommend upgrading the SAP kernel before applying support packages. If you prepare the SP stack you need for download, the SWDC application in the SAP Service Marketplace prompts you for your operating system and database. If you select it, SWDC automatically adds the target Kernel contained in the SP stack to your download manager.
This was first published in January 2007

Dig deeper on SAP implementation and upgrades

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchManufacturingERP

SearchOracle

SearchDataManagement

SearchAWS

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchCRM

SearchContentManagement

SearchFinancialApplications

Close