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  1. Browse to the Software Download Center

  2. Search for "SAP Host Agent"

  3. Click on SAP Host Agent 7.21 then select the operating system of your BI nodes and Tomcat (Web Application Server) nodes.  Download SAP HOST AGENT 7.21 SP26 (or the latest SP version)

  4. Next, return to the Software Download Center
  5. Search for "SAPCAR" then click on SAPCAR 7.21.  Click on the operating system for host where you will be installing the SAP Host Agent, then download the latest version of SAPCAR 7.21

  6.  Copy the SAP Host Agent and SAPCAR files to a temp folder on your BI nodes and Tomcat (Web Application Server) nodes

  7.  Ensure to provide execute permission to SAPCAR file
  8.  On your BI / Web Application Server node, logon as root or sudo root.  Extract the content using the command: 

  9.  Install the SAP Host Agent using the command and provide a password when prompted:
    saphostexec -install -passwd

  10.  Confirm the host agent is installed and running
    ps -ef | grep sapadm
  11. Copy all files under <BIPST_PATH>/BISupport/bin/operations/Unix/operations.d inside the BIPST installation folder to /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/operations.d (create operations.d folder if it does not exist)

  12. Restart SAP Host Agent using command:

    /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/saphostexec -restart

  13. Repeat steps 7 to 12 on all nodes

Running into issues with this install?

Refer to: Troubleshooting SAP Host Agent Install errors


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