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3072940 - Phase PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG error - Tool: R3trans


  • During upgrade by Software Update Manager (SUM) tool, it stops in phase PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG with the following error:

===  Type: error  ===  Phase: PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG  ===  Title: Tools that Failed the Checks  ===

The update procedure with target release 75x needs a newer version of the tool listed below.
Each tool in question was called from the target release kernel in

==Necessary Action:==

*For the Target Release Kernel:*
Download the new unicode tools (database independent or database dependent for SAP HANA DB and operating system Linux X86_64) according to *SAP Note 2337629*
and put the archives into the download directory /XXX/XXX.

==List of failing tools:==
===Tool: R3trans===
  *  *Issue:* Solvable issue
  *  *Kernel Type:* exe (/usr/sap/SID/SUM/abap/exe)
  *  *Action:* Update the download directory /XXX/XXX

Variable      |Current    |Required     |Status
*Release*     |777        |777          |
*Version*     |6.26       |             |
*Patchlevel*  |300        |             |
*Date*        |Aug 13 2020|*Dec 11 2020*|*ERROR*
*Make Variant*|777_REL    |             |

  • The kernel version is only a sample



Systems updated to target release running on Netweaver 7.5x


PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG, Download the new unicode tools, SAP Note 2337629, kernel, R3trans , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , Problem

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