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2511694 - Use existing Oracle database during SAP installation with SWPM


While performing an SAP system installation, Software Provisioning Manager tool (SWPM) does not allow use an existing Oracle database (manually configured), by providing the following options:

  • Install MCOD
  • Remove Database and Recreate
  • Install additional pluggable database

None of the options above is the correct one for this scenario.



  • SAP System based on SAP NetWeaver 70x or higher;
  • Software Provisioning Manager tool;
  • Operating System Independent;
  • Oracle Database.


SAP NetWeaver all versions


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