Immediate Upgrade from 2.1/2.5 to SAP NW 2004s

Purpose

You can upgrade from release ME 2.1 SPS<xx> and release MI 2.5 SPS<xx> to SAP NetWeaver 2004s.

Process Flow

Immediate Upgrade to SAP NetWeaver 2004s

Step

Information

Synchronize client

The user synchronizes the client to ensure that none of the data changed on the mobile device is lost.

See Client Synchronization

Saving application files

You save the application files for the mobile components using the SAP MI Web Console.

See Saving Application Files

Update server

You upgrade to the latest SAP NetWeaver AS 2004s. For more information, see the Upgrade Master Guide at service.sap.com\instguidesNW2004s.

Use the usage type MI, which also contains JAVA AS and ABAP AS.

If you also want to develop applications, you require the usage type DE.

Configure SAP NetWeaver AS

You configure the SAP NetWeaver AS for the IT scenario Mobilizing Business Processes. For information on this, see SAP NetWeaver Library  ®  Technology Consultant’s Guide  ®  Mobilizing Business Processes ® Configuration of SAP NetWeaver AS

Provide saved application files

If you use Smart Synchronization:

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       1.      Regenerate all the SyncBOs (see Generating All Imported SyncBOss)

       2.      Replicate data from the back-end system (see Replicating Data from the Back End, Creating Variants for Replication, Scheduling Background Jobs for Replication

       3.      Deploy in accordance with the configuration (see Deployment of Mobile Componentssap).

You can find information on the steps required for each mobile application by choosing:

SAP NetWeaver Library  ®  Technology Consultant’s Guide  ®  Mobilizing Business Processes ®  Configuration of Mobile Applications

Uninstall old version from client

You uninstall the old version on the mobile device and delete the server data for the device:

SAP NetWeaver Library  ®  Technology Consultant’s Guide  ®  Mobilizing Business Processes ®  Uninstalling Mobile Devices

Install new version on the client

You set up SAP MI on the mobile device.

For more information on configuring the mobile devices, see Configuration of Mobile Devices.

For more information on installing on the mobile device, see SAP NetWeaver Library  ® Technology Consultant’s Guide  ®  Mobilizing Business Processes ® Installing SAP MI on the Mobile Device