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News with Software Logistics Toolset 1.0 SPS 38

This page describes the new and improved tools in the SL Toolset 1.0 with SPS 38.
The main page provides the complete list of tools and features related to Software Logistics.

  • Availability: SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 38 is available since May 26th 2023.
  • What's in: compared to SPS 37, no tool was added or removed.

Software Maintenance

SUM 1.1 SP 01:

  • (no news)

SUM 2.0 SP 17:

  • ZDO:
    • New phase RUN_ZDO_SLT_IMPANA_CONSISTENCY checks potential inconsistency between current system and ZDIMPANA.ZIP concerning SLT triggers
    • Changes to Primary Keys no longer lead to cloned tables (if required SAP HANA revision is sufficient)
  • Homogeneous DMO: SAP HANA DB to SAP HANA DB
    • Only for targeting SAP S/4HANA
    • Downtime-optimizations not (yet) supported (doDMO, downtime-optimized Conversion)
  • DMO move to SAP S/4HANA (on hyperscaler) (DMOVE2S4)
    • Alternative approach to “DMO with system move”
    • Requires low latency and high bandwidth between source and target environment
    • Can be used "plain", or with downtime optimization (doDMO, downtime-optimized Conversion)
    • Approach was named "DMO to Azure" or "DMO conversion to hyperscaler" so far

See blog post on SAP Community: Two Major News with SUM 2.0 SP 17 | SAP Blogs

Changes with latest SL Toolset version for 7.00 to 7.57 (SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 38 / Version 0085)

  • Enhancements and bug fixes in upgrade and EHPI relevant functions: 
    • Adaptions for the Software Update Manager (SUM) (SL Toolset SP Stack 38).
    • Early check of the upgrade behaviour of Add-Ons in SUM (similar to the report RSSPAM_CHECK_ADDONS_UPGRADE).
  • Improvements in report RSSPAM_CHECK_ADDONS_UPGRADE to cover special cases in the upgrade behaviour of Add-On components​.

  • The check for required notes considers now the implementation via transport based corrections (TCI).
  • Improvements of the uninstallation process: 
    • Support for new object types. 

    • Support for new Add-Ons.

Software Provisioning

Changes with Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 SP38 and 2.0 SP15

  • SWPM 2.0 SP15:
    • HANADB: Option for the Installation of LiveCache Add-On on HANADB now available
    • Transform “DVEBMGS**” instance to “D**” instance now possible​

  • SWPM 1.0 SP38 and SWPM 2.0 SP15:
    • SWPM handles Error Message correctly if download are not permitted for legal reasons (HTTP 451)​

    • End of maintenance for SAPinst 7.49: SWPM consumes latest SAPinst (7.53)​