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3474615 - Planning/doing a system with SWPM Tool to copy a SAP System based on SAP Netweaver, S/4 HANA [FAQ]


Planning/doing a system copy of SAP System based on SAP Netweaver, HANA Platform with Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM, SAP Note: 1680045, 2568783).


  1. Where to find the correct System copy guide for heterogeneous and homogeneous system copy procedure?
  2. Where to find SWPM tools and corresponding kernel media?
  3. What to do if the recent version of the SWPM Tool doesn't contain any service for the affected SAP Release version, e.g. which are out of maintenance?
  4. How to start the analyze of system copy error?
  5. How to do homogeneous system of S/4 HANA?
  6. What is the difference between "Database content refresh", "Database instance move" and "Backup/restore based copy"?
  7. Is it possible to do system copy with SWPM Tool between two different SAP Releases, or do DB-content refresh?



All SAP System version based on SAP Netweaver, S/4 HANA



SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP Solution Manager all versions


System copy, SWPM,  , KBA , BC-INS-MIG , OS/DB Migrations with SWPM and DB refresh , BC-INS-MIG-TLA , R3load, R3ldctl, R3szchk , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , How To

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