SAP license verification fails after upgrade to SLES12 SP5 due to system UUID change
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 for SAP
This may impact case-sensitive tools that read this UUID, such as SAP license registration/verification checks.
The kernel 4.12.14-122.26.1 or any newer kernels for SLES 12 SP5 contain the following change:
- Delete patches.suse/firmware-dmi_scan-use-lowercase-letters-for-uuid.patch
The letter case change breaks compatibility with the SAP license
generator and possibly others. It was drawn into SLE12-SP5 through
SLE15 while it wasn't meant to go there, so remove it now.
- commit 726940c
If you use the kernel 4.12.14-122.26.1 or any newer kernels for SLES 12 SP5, you should not encounter the described issue.
A new SAP note will be created at a later time which addresses this problem.
Relevant RFC: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4122
- Document ID:000019647
- Creation Date: 15-Jul-2021
- Modified Date:16-Jul-2021
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