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2073500 - FAQ: Splitting off ASCS from PAS


You are planning to split off the ASCS from Primary Application Server (PAS) on your system.

  1. Why splitting off ASCS from PAS?
  2. When running a fresh installation, does Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) install ASCS and PAS separately?
  3. How can the ASCS be splitted off from and existing PAS in systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.1x and higher?
  4. How can the ASCS be splitted off from and existing PAS in systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0x?
  5. Why SWPM does not allow changing the Message Server port and it keeps using PAS port?



  • Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 and higher;
  • OS independent;
  • DB independent.


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