Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Upgrading SAP kernel and support packs in a clustered environment

What's different about SAP upgrades in a clustered environment? Expert Bert Vanstechelman explains.

We have a clustered environment for our R/3 production set up on HP UX 11.23. We have configured SGeSAP. We would like to upgrade the Kernel and support packs. How do we carry out this activity in the clustered environment?
You can carry out the SAP Kernel and support package installation the same as you would in a non-clustered environment. If you set the debug option in SGeSAP, Service Guard will not react if you stop the SAP instance to do the kernel upgrade. Nor will it attempt to restart the instance.

The debug option in SGeSAP is a simple file which needs to be set in the Service Guard / SGeSAP configuration...

directory:

As root
# touch /etc/cmcluster/<SID>/debug

To re-activate the SGeSAP cluster integration, just delete the file.

This was last published in January 2007

Dig Deeper on SAP implementation and upgrades

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

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.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchManufacturingERP

SearchOracle

SearchDataManagement

SearchAWS

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchCRM

SearchContentManagement

SearchFinancialApplications

Close