Creating a Virtual system from existing system
well i am new to something i am doing now, i need to create a new virtual system from an existing system but i want to give it a different <SAPSID>. for example
my original seting are
SAPSID : ABC
system host name : ABCserver
MSSQL name : ABC
OS : Windows 2003 with sp2
now i want to create a new system hostname: XYZserver (using backups of ABCserver might be Windows full backup/SAP backup or MSSQL backup)
new virtual machine settign would be
SAPSID : XYZ
system host name : XYZserver
MSSQL name : XYZ
OS : Windows 2003 with sp2 (may be on different Hardware HD size, processors etc)
So my question is what is the best way to do this?
i will really appreciate your reply on the same.
-> You are having ABAP + JAVA system , for homogeneous system copy follow the system copy guide for abap + java system and look for DB specific procedure.
if you want to perform the system copy to make exact copy of existing system then go for that , the target system having same support package level after system copy.
Solution manager is required to generate the installation key , no need to pay for that but after performing system copy you need to request new license key for your target system.