News with Software Logistics Toolset 1.0 SPS 28

This page describes the new and improved tools in the SL Toolset 1.0 with SPS 28.
The main page provides the complete list of tools and features related to Software Logistics.

  • Availability: SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 28 is available since January 20th 2020.
  • What's in: compared to SPS 27, no tool was added, but the Stand-alone Task Manager for LM automation has been deprecated

Software Maintenance

SUM 1.0 SP 24:

  • No news.

SUM 2.0 SP 07:

  • Single System Mode no longer available for upgrades (i.e. release changes and system conversion)
  • Systems with de-activated SAP HANA user SYSTEM: create and use separate user (with authorization USER_ADMIN) so that user SYSTEM is only activated during specific phases
  • System Conversion targeting SAP S/4HANA 1909:
    • Conversion to 1909 can start from MSS 2008/R2 now
    • Downtime-optimized DMO is now supported for conversion target 1909 as well
    • Downtime-optimized Conversion now allows pilot requests for conversion to 1909
    • (DMO with System Move for conversion target 1909 is still not supported)
  • SUM UI has internal changes with SP 07: if you have used your browser with SUM 2.0 SP 06 before on a system, consider browser cache deletion to avoid mismatch of cached UI artefacts
  • nZDM for SAP Netweaver Java now also supports SAP Manufacturing Execution (ME)

Changes with latest SL Toolset version for 7.00 to 7.54 (SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 27 / Version 0074)

  • Enhancements and bug fixes in upgrade and EHPI relevant functions:
    • Adaptions for the Software Update Manager (SUM)
  • Fix in the workbench request creation process when implementing a transport based correction instructions (TCI) (SAP Note 2843922)
  • Enhancements for the Add-On uninstall functionality
    • Improved behavior when including uninstallations into upgrades.
    • Support for new object types.
    • Support for new Add-Ons.
  • For Add-On providers: new tool to simulate the Add-On uninstallation simplifies the process to make Add-Ons uninstallable

Software Provisioning

Changes for Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 SP28 and Software Provisioning Manager 2.0 SP05

  • Continuous improvements:
    • Runtime of Language Installations for NetWeaver based systems on SAP HANA Database reduced
    • Web Dispatcher Installation improved

Changes with Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 SP 28

  • New features:
    • Archive-based installation of Content Server 7.5 SP20 enabled
  • Continuous Improvements:
    • New SWPM Kernel 721 DVD (PL 1300) is provided, including support for V7R4 on DB4 IBMi

LM Automation

Standalone Task Manager for Lifecycle Management Automation

    Maintenance for Standalone Task Manager for Lifecycle Management Automation has ended on December 31st, 2019.
    From now on, no improvements will be delivered. For more information, see SAP Note 2595196 and follow the instructions of the respective SAP products for technical configuration.