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2389212 - System copy error "SAP Release Too Low" with SQL Server 2016


During the target system installation process of System Copy with SQL Server 2016, you get the following message:

"The SAP release of your export database or backup is too low"

"This service cannot be used for a system with SAP ABAP release 7xx"




  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver;
  • MS SQL Server 2016;


SAP NetWeaver all versions


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