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Former Member
Apr 18, 2009 at 04:28 PM

Upgrade planning for an entire landscape



I have done many upgrades, but they were all for CRM systems (without Java). And there was only 1 system to be upgraded. The accompanying BW system just had to undergo patching.

But now, I am faced with a situation where I am asked to plan for upgrade of systems which are part of a landscape. In the landscape, there are R/3 systems, XI systems, Portals, etc. Now, the doubt that I have is, it was simple to upgrade just 1 system, but in this landscape, how do I plan my upgrade? Do I need to upgrade the XI, Portal systems also? Do these systems need to be upgraded at the same time as any 1 R3 system?

Basically what I am asking is this: When faced with a complex landscape containing numerous solutions like XI, EP, etc, how do we go about planning/doing the upgrade?

Please help me with this. This is a generic question and not really version specific.

Thanks and Regards,

Shitij Bagga.