difference between support packages&kernels&add ons
can anyone help me out to know the difference b/w sp's,kernels & addons n also the procedure to apply them plz.
thanks in advance:
Ashok Dalai replied
Hi chandra shekar,
Procedure to apply kernel patch.
1> Down load the latest kernel patch from the link
Down load two file for your kernel
Take #Database independent and other file be according to your database
#Database independent file will be SAPEXE<....>.SAR
File for your database will be SAPEXEDB<....>.SAR
2) Put these files in some location on the server.
3)Take backup of of the existing kernel.
5)stop oscollector SAPOSCOL
6) Unpack the file using tool SAPCAR
7) COPY the unpacked files to the kernel directory with overwright option
start saposcol and then sap
Check the new version in sm51.
You can check below note for more information.
Note 19466 - Downloading SAP kernel patches
Applying support packages.
Down load the support package from the link
for applying check below links
ADD-ON same procedure and you use -t-code SAINT