Solution Manager 7.0 EHP1 to 7.1 Upgrade- Windows/Oracle

Recently we have done a Solman 7.0 EHP 1 to Solman 7.1 Upgrade.

Source Details: – Windows 2003, Oracle 11.2.0.1 & Solman 7 EHP1  ST28

Target Details: – Windows 2003, Oracle 11.2.0.1 & Solman 7.1 SPS 5

Before Upgrade to Solman 7.1, it’s always recommended that you go through all the prerequisite, upgrade guide, upgrade notes, sizing document & install & upgrade planner.

Solman 7.1 requires lot of pre – upgrade steps to be completed before upgrade, as it’s require more RAM, Page file & also requires  SAP parameters value updates etc.

During Pre upgrade steps we have stuck in one phase as RCA is not working in Solman_Workcenter. To reactivate RCA we need to update the ABAP+JAVA support packages to latest level. We calculated the STACK.XML of ABAP+JAVA support packs & upgrade our Solman 7.0 EHP1 to ST 28 level. Also update the Java support packs through JSPM.

I can’t write the whole upgrade process & technical activity in this post. if you require any help or stuck in any phase during upgrade, you can contact me.

Solman Upgrade requires SOLMANUP tool for upgrade & it requires below space in your file system.

Solmanup & DIR_TRANS 20GB free space
Database 50GB free space

 

Important SAP notes.

Additional Information about upgrade to 7.1 1462137
Oracle Database specific to this upgrade 819655
Keyword for Upgrade 1462137
Known problems with Support Packages in SAP NW 7.0x AS ABAP 822379
Supplements to Solution Manager 7.1 1577909
SAP products are supported by your SAP Solution Manager version. 1010428
Profile parameters for Solution Manager 7.1 SP Stack 1 (Mandatory) 1582842
Use of virtual TCP/IP host names 1624061
Minimum support package level in source release 394616

Media List.

SOLMANUP
UPGRADE EXPORT DVD SR1 51042610_1 TO 18
SAP KERNEL DVD 51042616_8
JAVA DVD 51042609
LANGUAGE DVD 51042608
ORACLE DVD 11.2.0.2 64 BIT (Optional) 51041033
ORACLE 10.2.0.5 CLIENT 51038966
SAP Cryptographic library  

One thought on “Solution Manager 7.0 EHP1 to 7.1 Upgrade- Windows/Oracle

  1. Hi Adil,

    I am upgrading our Solution Manager to 7.1 from 7.0 EHP1.
    I have downloaded the upgrade media as mentioned in the
    “installation and Upgrade Media List” guide. We are getting the
    error “Sever error(s) occurred in phase PREP_INPUT/EXTRACTKRN_PRE!

    Last error code set:Attribute ‘nargs’ not found in tag ‘media'”

    while Software Upgrade Manager(SUM1.0SP10)) trying to extract kernel
    files. I’m using SAP kernel DVD number (material number) 51042616_8.ZIP (SOLMAN_7.1_SR1_Krnl_Windows)

    Any idea about the error and solution?

    Thanks ,
    Harry

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