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Jul 12, 2010 at 01:49 PM

Homogeneous system copy using database specific tools


My enviroment is ECC6/Oracle 10

I'm attempting my first system copy (central instance ABAP) using database specific tools from my PRD to my QAS system

in the source system I ran sapinst and proceed as follows

Execution of Service SAP ERP 6.0 SR3 > Software Life-cycle options > system copy > oracle > source system export >

central system > based on AS ABAP ? Database Instance Export

The export creates two folders and an file ie ABAP, JAVA & LABELIDX.

The folder ABAP is empty while JAVA has three files.see details below. I have a feeling something is not right ?

Kindly advice before I proceed with database offline backup and importation in the target system




*root@PRD#ls -l*

*total 6*

*drwxrwxr-x 2 root sapinst 512 Jul 12 13:19 ABAP*

*drwxrwxr-x 2 root sapinst 512 Jul 12 13:19 JAVA*

*-rw-rw-r-- 1 root sapinst 10 Jul 12 13:19 LABELIDX.ASC*


*root@PRD#cd ABAP*

*root@PRD#ls -l*

*total 0*


*root@PRD#cd ../JAVA*



*root@PRD#ls -l*

*total 6*

*-rw-rw-r-- 1 root sapinst 19 Jul 12 13:19 LABEL.ASC*

-rw-r----- 1 root sapinst 14 Jul 12 13:19 LABELIDX.ASC

-rw-r----- 1 root sapinst 168 Jul 12 13:19 SOURCE.PROPERTIES



According to the system copy documents I've gone through I expect to see the following

in the export directory

=> structure with label files and source system information

=> database structure files (*.STR) for ABAP database objects

=> database statistics

=> Size calculation for the target database (*.EXT, DBSIZE.XML)

=> Archiving of the SDM

=> Archiving of application specific file system content

I get a dialog box message that the export has completed successfullu but only two phases were done ie

=> NW_export

=> Prepare To export Java