To enhance the standard SAP system SAP provides a broad range of add-ons which are usually industry solutions, development projects, plugins etc. These add-ons can be conventionally installed or upgraded through operating system process but it is a very complicated process. Thus Transaction SAINT enables easy installation and upgrading of add-ons. It eliminates the necessity of accessing the operating system or SAP System.
The transaction Add-on tool process two types of delivery add-on packages:
1. Add-on upgrades
2. Add-on installations.
The strategy of installing and upgrading TXINTF Add-on is described as follows:
TXINTF can be installed only on SAP release listed in part II/1. Before installing the Add-on it is necessary that the user is aware of following guidelines:
1. One cannot uninstall any SAP Add-on after installing it.
2. Once installed the add-on can only be upgraded to SAP releases supported for the particular add-on.
3. Usually there occurs a delay in the delivery of SAP system release and its corresponding Add-on.
4. Once you have installed an add-on and if it does not allow the user to return to the standard retrofit SAP state than the user has the option to select among certain SAP upgrade paths. A user has to wait till all these upgrade paths become supported.
5. It is essential to wait for the release of the packages for the Add-ons if on wishes to import SAP support packages.
Add-On for TXINTF can only be installed in specific Sap releases. Usually it is a controlled availability of Add-on on SAP R/3 Enterprise 470 and SAP ERP 6.0 EhP6 releases. The Add-on available are TXINTF 473-474 and TXINTF 601-602 respectively for the given SAP releases.
Installations of TXINTF
Various Installations of TXINTF are summarized in table 1
1. SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7 Ext. 200 + IS-OIL 472
New installation TXINTF 473
2. SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7 Ext. 200 + IS-OIL 472 + EA-APPL 200
New installation/delta upgrade TXINTF 474
3. SAP ERP 6.0 EhP6
New installation TXINTF 601
4. SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7
New installation TXINTF 602
Table 1: Installations of TXINTF
Upgrades of TXINTF
Available upgrades of TXINTF are summarized in table 2
1. SAP ERP 6.0 EhP6
Upgrade from R/3 Enterprise 4.7 + TXINTF 474 to SAP ERP 6.0 EhP6 + TXINTF 601
2. SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7
Upgrade from SAP ERP 6.0 EHP6 + TXINTF 601 to SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7 + TXINTF 602
Table 2: upgrades of TXINTF
TXINTF comes along with combined SAP Add-ons. These SAP Add-ons are given in table 3
2004_1_470 and higher
2005_1_620 and higher
Table 3: Combined Add-ons of TXINTF
TXINTF Add-on covers a maintenance guideline which includes following:
Corrections for Add-ons which are provided in Add-on Support packages and sometimes in CRTs for online correction support.
Support packages for ABAP add-ons. The Add-ons for ABAP are specific to support package levels and are supported with Conflict Resolution Transports (CRTs).
Overview of the maintenance of TXINTF.