The Update Tool Software Update Manager (SUM)
The Software Update Manager (SUM) is a multi-purpose tool that supports various processes, such as performing a release upgrade, installing enhancement packages, applying Support Package Stacks, installing add-ons, or updating single components.
Please visit the central page of SL toolset http://support.sap.com/sltoolset
and navigate to the separate page Software Update Manager:
Here you can find the SUM central note, the SUM guide and the Download Link.
SUM is offered in two versions since 11.09.2017:
- SUM 2.0 is for ABAP single stacks, targeting systems based on BASIS 7.50 and higher
(exception: SUM 2.0 is used for ZDO even if target is BASIS 7.40 or lower)
- SUM 1.0 is always used if the source system is either a dual-stack system, or a Java stack
- SUM 1.0 is used for ABAP stack if target is based on BASIS 7.40 or lower
Read this blog for more details: SUM in the family way.
Related SAP Notes and Documents :
This guide describe the generic update and upgrade processes using the Software Update Manager and are specific for operating systems and databases.
The SUM guide can be downloaded from the SAP Support Portal page Software Update Manager
Sample SUM guides:
The Central Note of Software Update Manager (SUM)
Describes errors in the update process; preparations for the update; additional information to the update guides.
This note is updated regularly! Therefore, you must read it again immediately before starting the tool.
- You can find the Central Note on the SAP Support Portal page Software Update Manager
- Sample central notes: