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Migrating a SLES 11 SP2 system to SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP2

This document (7011803) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 Service Pack 2

Situation

A running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2 system should be migrated to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 Service Pack 2 without reinstalling it. This TID explains the process. 

Resolution

Use an interactive script.

NOTE: If you are using SMT, please make sure that the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 Channels have been synchronized to your SMT before starting the migration!

Download the script from
https://support.novell.com/Platform/Publishing/images/TID7011803-Migrate_SLES11-SP2_to_SLES11-for-SAP-SP2.sh

Save the file in the /tmp/ directory and run the script as root:
sh /tmp/TID7011803-Migrate_SLES11-SP2_to_SLES11-for-SAP-SP2.sh
Please note that in case you do have packages installed that have dependencies against IBM Java, you need to take care of reinstalling them! The reason for this is that the script exchanges the java versions, and during this process it removes all on java dependent packages.

Reboot the system to apply all changes:
init 6

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:7011803
  • Creation Date:19-FEB-13
  • Modified Date:26-FEB-15
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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