This page describes the new and improved tools in the SL Toolset 1.0 with SPS 27.
The main page provides the complete list of tools and features related to Software Logistics.

  • Availability: SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 27 is available since September 16th 2019.
  • What's in: compared to SPS 26, no tool was added.

Software Maintenance

SUM 1.0 SP 24:

  • No news.

SUM 2.0 SP 06:

  • DMO to SAP S/4HANA 1909 uses shadow repository on target database (see blog).
  • Downtime-optimized DMO is generally available (see blog).
  • New dialog sequence for first dialogs.
  • Feature to re-configure assignment of ABAP processes to shadow system.
  • Conversion to SAP S/4HANA 1909 shows new dialog on security profile parameters.
  • Various UI improvements.

Changes with latest SL Toolset version for 7.00 to 7.54 (SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 27 / Version 0073)

  • Enhancements and bug fixes in upgrade and EHPI relevant functions:
    • Adaptions for Software Update Manager (SUM).
    • Fix to ensure correct import sequence of Support Packages (see SAP Note 2814906).
  • Support for a check, whether the Note Assistant is ready for the new download and upload procedure for SAP Notes, which will be mandatory as of January 2020.
  • Enhancements for the Add-On uninstall functionality:
    • Performance improvements in phase CHECK_USAGE:
      • Resuming the phase after an abortion continues the check from the abortion point.
      • The retest of found usages checks only these objects again.
    • Support for new object types.
    • Support for new Add-Ons.

Software Provisioning

Changes for Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 SP27 and Software Provisioning Manager 2.0 SP04

  • Continuous improvements:
    • Security Feature: Remove "dot" from PATH env (in <sid>adm)
    • Default Network considered for sapmnt dir in MS Cluster

Changes with Software Provisioning Manager 1.0 SP 27

  • New features:
    • Support for Transparent Data Encryption for Oracle: Install/Copy/SRN support TED
  • New OS/DB versions:
    • Support for SolMan 7.2 SR1 (NW 7.50 SP13) on pLinux LittleEndian
  • Continuous Improvements:
    • inifile enablement of Content Server

Changes with Software Provisioning Manager 2.0 SP04

  • New Products Versions
    • SAP S/4HANA 1909 and SAP S/4HANA Foundation 1909
  • Continuous Improvements
    • New feature for HW partners for setting up HA: Prepare Additional Cluster Node (Additional Enqueue Server Node >= SAP S/4HANA 1809)
    • Always copy SAP BW/4HANA load backup to DB host (BW/4HANASR1)

LM Automation

Standalone Task Manager for Lifecycle Management Automation

  • DEPRECATED 
    Maintenance for Standalone Task Manager for Lifecycle Management Automation is going to end 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.