SAP S/4HANA 1809 has released in September 2018. It includes many features which helps in digital transformation of all business modules. This blog helps you to install S/4HANA 1809.
Hardware and Operating system requirements
Hardware: S/4Hana 1809 having HANA 2.0 as a database. To install HANA 2.0, minimum Intel Haswell CPU or IBM POWER8 CPU or later are strongly recommended. If you are planning to upgrade of a current HANA system from SAP HANA 1.0 to SAP HANA 2.0, you can use Intel Ivy Bridge or Westmere CPU based compute nodes.
Operating system: Below are the supported operating systems for SAP HANA –
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
-> By Alphabetical Index (A-Z) -> S -> SAP S/4HANA -> SAP S/4HANA 1809 -> INSTALLATION (AUTOM. DOWNLOAD) -> S4CORE103_INST_EXPORT_1.zip ~ S4CORE103_INST_EXPORT_20.zip.
No need to extract the *.zip files. Store them in a directory and give the path of first *.zip file when SWPM prompts.
Alternatively, you can download the media using Maintenance Planner.
Make your download basket empty and login to maintenance planner with your S-User.
Select the tile Plan for SAP S/4HANA.
Select Install New SAP S/4HANA System and click Next.
Enter SID for the new system and select target version – SAP S/4HANA 1809.
In the next screen, select Co-deployed with Backend and check the Target product Instances depending on SAP Frontend applications required.
In the next screen, select continue planning
In the next screen, select OS/DB files.
In the next screen, click on Download Stack XML and Push to Download Basket.
Now go to Download manager and download all the media and store them in a directory in the system.
HANA DB media download:
To install HANA DB, we need to download below files.
Software Downloads -> SUPPORT PACKAGES AND PATCHES ->By Alphabetical Index (A-Z) -> H -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION 2.0 -> SAP HANA DATABASE 2.0
Software Downloads -> SUPPORT PACKAGES AND PATCHES ->By Alphabetical Index (A-Z) -> H -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION 2.0 -> SAP HANA CLIENT 2.0
HANA DB Installation
To install HANA DB, first UNCAR file IMDB_SERVER20_*.SAR file by creating signature file as below screenshot.
SAPCAR –xvf IMDB_SERVER20_*.SAR –manifest SIGNATURE.SMF
Select option 1 to install new database.
Referring above screenshot, select required option depending on System Usage.
Next, enter all the values for Data/log volume path, Hostname, DB SID and Passwords.
Enter Y to continue.
After installation, check the HANA DB process status.
usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/sapcontrol -nr 00 -function GetProcessList