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SAP Fiori LL19 – Steps for updating SAPUI5 libraries

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SAP Fiori Lessons Learned 19. Steps for updating SAPUI5 libraries

Background:

Updating SAPUI5 libraries was nightmare for system admins because it has to be applied incrementally from lower version .

Now, you can upload just the latest version by executing ABAP upload program.

Step 1: Check current SAPUI5 library version


http ://<server>:<port>/sap/public/bc/ui5_ui5/index.html


If the version is 1.26.1, it means old.

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Step 2: Download the SAPUI5 zip file from SAP Service Marketplace


http://support.sap.com/swdc

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Search SAPUI5 CLIENT RUNTIME.

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Please download the 2 zip files. The latest one for 1.24.* and the latest one for 1.26.*

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Step 3: Change the system profile parameter rdisp/max_wprun_time


Uploading the 80-100M zip file size takes long time. You need to change the profile parameter.


Transaction: RZ11

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The default value is 600. Change it to 12000.

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Step 4: Apply /UI5/UI5_UPLOAD_PATCH_TO_MIME program

Setup the ABAP program by applying notes.

  • 2058624 – sapui5 allow to upload patch via report. This should be already available in your system. It was delivered in SP09 and SP10.
  • 2103131 – SAPUI5 Fixes for update via SMP
  • 2135804 – SAPUI5 patch via SMP – better error handling
  • 2118663 – Install a patch for SAPUI5 runtime libraries. This is just instruction document. Please read the steps.
  • 2150275 – SAPUI5 install patch brings version error


Step 5: Create a workbench request for transport


Transaction: SE01

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Copy the workbench request number to the clipboard. If you forgot the number, you can find it in the transaction SE09.


Step 6. Run the update in test mode


Transaction: SE38

Paste the workbench request from clipboard.

Upload the zip for 1.24.6 with test mode

Upload the zip for 1.26.latest with test mode


Note: It will take 1H-2H depends on your server spec. Leave the window and do other tasks.

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Step 7. Run the update without test mode


Paste the workbench request from clipboard.

Upload the zip for 1.24.6 without test mode

Upload the zip for 1.26.latest without test mode


Note: It will take 1H-2H depends on your server spec. Leave the window and do other tasks.


Step 8. Apply the SAPUI5 notes


  • 0002117204 SAPUI5 upgrade to version 1.24.6
  • 0002128676 SAPUI5 upgrade to version 1.26.8 <- 1.26.* the latest one


Step 9. Check the SAPUI5 library version


http ://<server>:<port>/sap/public/bc/ui5_ui5/index.html


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