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3340828 - System - Status menu shows different operating system version from the actual server


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The "Kernel Information" section of the System -> Status -> Other Kernel Information menu shows a different OS version from what the system is running on.

For example, it shows SLES 11:

While the system is running on RHEL 7:

[root@hostname ~]# uname -a
Linux hostname 3.10.0-1160.76.1.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jul 26 14:15:37 UTC 2022 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux



  • Any SAP application version
  • Any Operating system


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


System information, kernel information, system status , KBA , BC-OP-LNX , Linux , Problem

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