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Incorrect database version in CHECK-OS-DB-VERSION

We are performing an upgrade to NetWeaver 7.3 on a Java-only stack that is running Portal components.

We have started at NetWeaver 7.0 EhP1, on LINUX RH-EL 5 and ORACLE We got stuck on the database check. The system reported that our database version was too low. Since the installation is distributed with the ORACLE kit and since we had planned to upgrade ORACLE anyway, I upgraded ORACLE at this point to

We are still getting the message the database version is too low when the installation performs the OSDB check:

The log from /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/sdt/log/SUM/CHECK-OS-DB-VERSION_nn.LOG shows:


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May 27, 2011 1:30:07 PM [Info ]: Operating system version is LINUXX86_64 2.6.18, database version is ORA

May 27, 2011 1:30:07 PM [Info ]: Configuration file /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/sdt/config/CheckOSDB.xml not found.

May 27, 2011 1:30:07 PM [Info ]: Configuration file /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/sdt/config/CheckOSDB_UNX.xml not found.

May 27, 2011 1:30:07 PM [Info ]: Reading configuration file /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/sdt/config/CheckOSDB_ORA.xml.

The log is reporting our ORACLE version as ORA We never installed that version directly. When we upgraded to ORACLE 11, we went from ORACLE directly to ORACLE

Does anyone know where the system getting this information on the ORACLE version and how can we correct that information to reflect the true installed version of ORACLE?


Deb Nugent.

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