Like many others I downloaded the latest version of the trial SAP Netweaver 7.01. And at the end of the 30 day trial I needed to renew the license. This blog covers that process.
Throughout the 30 day trial you will be notified of how many days remain of your trial period. Once this period expires an error messages will appear at logon.
Hardware ID (HWID
When requesting a new license key you will need to provide a Hardware ID (HWID).
If you do not know your HWID do not panic. You can this by following these simple steps:
1) Go to the DOS promt and change the directory:
Note: This may differ is you have installed your SAP system in different directory.
2) Enter the command ‘saplicense –get’. This will return the HWID of the trial system.
Requesting the Key from SAP
Go the URL below and enter the requested details.
It’s vital that the correct System ID is entered. In this case NSP.
Installing the new License Key
Once submitted the key should take less that an hour to arrive at the designated email address. Once the key arrives the next step is to install it.
When the key arrives log onto the trial version on SAP Client 000 using user SAP* and password 06071992.
The file should look like this:
If the installation the License Key is successful the following message will pop up:
And that’s it, you should be able to access your Trial Version on SAP for another 90 days.
Note: The license can be renewed more than once.