IDES ERP 6.0 ECC 6.0 SR3 - unicode
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The IDES package contains the following component:
SAP ERP 6.0 ECC 6.0 SR3 - unicode
It is the ABAP-AS which contains the data of the model company in client 800.
An additional JAVA-AS - as a so called 'double stack' system - can be installed, but will contain no IDES specific data.
Details regarding ABAP-/JAVA-AS see chapter 5. Installation.
2. Hardware Requirements
MS-SQL ORACLE MaxDB DB2 Win/Unix AS/400
DB size (GB): 190 290 240 180 ???
The DB2 UDB for Unix/Windows Installation bases on the auto-extend option of Version 9.
3. License-/ contract conditions
The installation package is available for free for all customers and partners with a valid license for SAP ERP 6.0
Please use for eample the Software Catalog of the SAP Service Market- place to order the installation package for IDES SAP ERP 6.0 SR3:
Please use the standard Installation Guide to install the IDES system. The installation procedure is more or less identical to the standard installation. The only differences are the IDES specific Installation Master DVD that is part of the shipment and three 8 GB DB-Export-DVDs instead of two DVDs. Please make them available in parallel - on disk or with DVD drives - and read file 'Readme.txt' on root level of the first DB-Export DVD.
Attention: when SAPinst asks for the three DB-Export DVDs, it asks first for DVD1, then for DVD3 and then for DVD2.
After the installation, start a complete load generation with transaction SGEN. Ignore the pre-selection with "Regenerate the objects of the last run" (with the message: "There are still 131.804 objects from an earlier selection to be generated"), choose option "Generate All Objects of Selected Software Components", 'Select All' components and 'Continue' until the start of the generation. It will run several hours, depending on the hardware.
32 bit / 64 bit Support:
The standard procedure to install SAP ECC 6.0 SR3 now supports only 64 bit environments (hardware and operating-system). And with this combination you can install the ABAP-AS and the JAVA-As in one step as a - so called - 'double stack'. The ABAP-AS contains the IDES model company in client 800, the JAVA-AS will contain no IDES specific data. Therefore it is up to you, if you want to install the JAVA-AS in addition. ABAP-AS and JAVA-AS is the default selection from SAPinst. If you do not want or need the JAVA-AS, you have to de-select it.
If your environment offers 'only' 32 bit support, you have to set up your IDES ERP 6.0 ECC 6.0 system not as a normal installation but as a system copy. And that means, you have to modify your DB-Export-DVDs on disk (see description below). The 'System Copy' option allows - due to a missing IDES JAVA-AS Export - to install only the ABAP-AS, a 'double stack' system is not possible. The standard JAVA AS - if required - has to be installed as a separate instance.
How to prepare the three Export-DVDs for an installation as a System-Copy in order to use 32 bit hardware:
Copy all three DB-Export DVDs to disc. They have the structure
EXP4 (not relevant)
EXP11 (not relevant)
Now move all files from DVD2/EXP2/DATA to DVD1/EXP1/DATA
Now move all files from DVD3/EXP3/DATA to DVD1/EXP1/DATA
Now modify file DVD1/EXP1/LABEL.ASC
Change the text line in the file with an editor from
Now start sapinst from the Master-DVD with the option:
SAP ERP 6.0 Support Release 3
Software Life-Cycle Options
Target System Installation
Based on AS ABAP
This option allows still an installation on 32 bit hardware and/or 32 bit operating systems.
When SAPinst asks for the 'Installation Method' choose
'Standard System Copy / Migration (load based)'
When SAPinst asks for the 'Migration Export' choose
the path to ../DVD1/EXP1'
The next steps are the same as for the 'normal' installation and described in the standard installation guide.
The data of the IDES model company can be found in client 800. The clients 810,811,812 are very small and contain examples for ALE scenarios.
In the clients 000/001 you can logon with DDIC and SAP* with the password you have defined at the beginning of the installation as 'Master-Password', in the clients 8xx with the password 19920706 / 06071992 and in all clients with IDADMIN / ides
The system already contains more than 20 languages. Use transaction SMLT to check the status and set the system profile parameter zcsa/installed_languages accordingly to use them.
7. Cross Component Information
The IDES ECC 6.0 SR3 system is part of an integrated IDES demo landscape that consists of several other IDES SAP Business Suite components. From this SAP internal landscape is also available for customers and partners: CRM 2007 and SCM 5.1.
You will find a documentation how to connect these systems to each other attached to this note soon.
Please note that IDES systems already contain a number of Support Packages and the functionality of the system landscape should already work right after the installation. You can import additional Support Packages into the system. When you do so, you must check wether there are any dependencies to other components in which you may have to adjust the Support Package level as well.
It is always recommended to use the latest update of the unicode Kernel.
For general installation problems use the standard components - for example - BC-INS-NT or BC-INS-UNX to create a customer message in the SAP Service Marketplace: http://service.sap.com/message
For IDES specific problems use component XX-IDES.
9. Business Functions
In this IDES system, the Business Function FI-CAX (Contract A/R + A/P) is already activated. Because of this no additional business function, industry solution etc. can be activated.
There is no possibility to reset this status and to deactivate FI-CAX.
10. Last minute information
If you get a (similar warning) directly after the logon:
"License expiration date: 05.12.2008 (in 10 days)", please proceed like
-Execute report SSF_ALERT_CERTEXPIRE
-> As a result you will see a list of already imported certificates
and their expiration date. Tickets that are expiring soon are high-
lighted in red, tickets that are already expired are highlighted in
-Execute transaction STRUST to delete by expired and expiring ticket
Problems with System ID:
Please do not use ERP as SID for your IDES system. This will lead
to logon failures once the system is installed.
During the installation tests we noticed two possible interrupts. In all cases SAPinst will generate a popup message "Error occured while ..." and wait for a reaction from you.
1. Phase "RUN ABAP Reports"
For example: 'Executing ABAP report RUTTTYPSET...'. When this step is executed there maybe a system overload due to background jobs automatically started in parallel by the system. Wait some minutes then press the 'Retry' button. Repeat this 'Retry' until the step was executed successfully.
2. Phase "Import Abap"
With Oracle only: one or more Load processes may fail, in the logfile you will find the error message: 'ORA-04031: unable to allocate .... bytes of shared memory ...'. As a solution try 'Retry', or better restart Oracle ('shutdown immediate' and 'startup') first and then 'Retry'.
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