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Oct 22, 2015 at 07:24 AM

End of Free of Charge or OEM Version with BPA 9?



We have CPS 8.0 with the license Free of Charge now called OEM.

We are trying to migrate from CPS 8.0 to BPA 9.0.

This is a excerpt from the SAP BPA Install Guide version


5.6 Installing a License


A OEM license is only available for installations on SAP NetWeaver.


You can also use the OEM license, which does not require you to request a license. On the licensing page, you

need to fill in your company name and choose Generate OEM License.


In our installation we can´t find "Generate OEM License" button like we did in CPS 8, so we decided to create an OSS ticket.

The answer was:


There is no OEM license available for SAP BPA Version9. If you are

interested in obtaining an enterprise license, please contact you

local SAP/Redwood Sales representative.

There does exist a free OEM license for SAP CPS Version8. You can

activate the OEM license in CPS 8 yourself at first logon.


Any of idea why the oficial documentation says one thing and the SAP Support the opposite?

Who is right?

Best regards,