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SAP Kernal upgrade on Linux Step by Step

I am doing SAP Kernel upgrade on Net weaver 7.3 version.


Login to sap system and click on system status button will show the below screen. You can your
current Kernel patch lever with your OS and Data base versions.
My current versions:
Kernel release !"
#urrent version "
Database name Ma$D% .
Operating system Linu$ !.&

' logged into service market place( there go to So)tware Downloads S*+ So)tware Download
#enter My company,s *pplication components #omplementary So)tware S*+ K-./-L
&01%it 2nicode S*+ K-./-L .!" &01%'3 2/'#OD-
4ere you need to select your OS and Database( than it displays below screen. +lease check the
latest version 5/6 and always better to go )or /17 version

As per my selection criteria 201 is the latest one, I am going for (N-1) 120 version
Please select the SAPEE!"#120#1000$2%& this 'le
3o So)tware Downloads S*+ So)tware Download #enter My company,s *pplication
components #omplementary So)tware S*+ K-./-L &01%it 2nicode S*+ K-./-L .!"
&01%'3 2/'#OD- M*8D% S*+-8-D%97!"97"""!&0.S*. )ile and add to download
basket
+lease select the S*+-8-97!"97"""!&0 this )ile
to So)tware Downloads S*+ So)tware Download #enter My company,s *pplication
components #omplementary So)tware S*+ K-./-L &01%it 2nicode S*+ K-./-L .!"
&01%'3 2/'#OD- Database 'ndependent S*+-8-97!"97"""!&0.S*. )ile and add to
download basket
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t-o 'les0
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Login as S'D*DM( Make new backup directory
mkdir S'D9Kernalbackup9!0":!"7!
#reate latest kernel backup
cp 1pr ;usr;sap;S'D;D<-=;e$e;= ; S'D9Kernalbackup9!0":!"7!
#ompare the original kernel and the backup
du 1sk ;usr;sap;S'D;D<-=;e$e
du 1sk ;uar;sap;S'D;S'D9Kernalbackup9!0":!"7!

Make new shadow kernel directory(
mkdir S'D9/ewKernal97!"9!0":!"7!
#opy the new downloaded kernel )iles into S'D9/ewKernal97!"9!0":!"7! directory
2npack the new downloaded kernel in )older ; S'D9/ewKernal97!"9!0":!"7!
S*+#*. 1$v) S*+-8-97!"17"""!&0.S*.
SAPCAR -xvf SAPEXEDB_120-10007262.SAR
Login as sidadm
Stop the S*+ System
stopsap
Stop saposcol
saposcol 1k
Login as root
>o to the current kernel directory
cd ;usr;sap;S'D;D<-=;e$e
#opy all e$tracted support packages into this )older
cp 1pr ; S'D9/ewKernal97!"9!0":!"7!;= ;usr;sap;S'D;D<-=;e$e;=
>o t#opy back the original )ile saproot.sh into this )older.
cd ;usr;sap;S'D;D<-=;e$e
login as sidadm
Start the saposcol service
saposcol
Start the S*+ system
startsap
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