Update SPAM

Published by Tobias Hofmann on

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Pre-requisite

Download SPAM update from SAP market place. Navigate to: Support Packages and Patches -> Browse Download Catalog

Go to: Additional Components -> SAP SPAM/SAINT UPDATE -> SAPM/SAINT UPDATE <NW version> -> Support Packages

Select SPAM version you want to install. Try to go for the latest version.

Save the file on your hard drive. If you want, you can use sapcar to check if the file is OK. If not, sapcar will fail and you`ll have to download the archive again.

Install SPAM/SAINT

Installation procedure can be found online at SAP Help.

  • Transaction: SPAM
  • Client: 000

Upload the SAR file to the server.

To finish the upload, click on decompress. This will make the content of the SAR file available for SPAM to process. Check the version of SPAM before update. You want to be sure that the update happened J

To start the update, go to Support Package -> Import SPAM/SAINT Update.

Click on OK. The status changes and you can see that an update is running.

In the status bar you can follow the status of the update. All should work just fine.

After the update finished, you can see that the version of SPAM was updated.

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Tobias Hofmann

Doing stuff with SAP since 1998. Open, web, UX, cloud. I am not a Basis guy, but very knowledgeable about Basis stuff, as it's the foundation of everything I do (DevOps). Performance is king, and unit tests is something I actually do. Developing HTML5 apps when HTML5 wasn't around. HCP/SCP user since 2012, NetWeaver since 2002, ABAP since 1998.

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