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How to generate a stack file using Maintenance Optimizer(Solution Manager)..??

By referring this document you can understand step by step procedure to generate stack file using maintenance optimizer in solution manager.

Example : Generation of Stack File to Upgrade Support Patch Level of SAP NetWeaver 740_SP_8 to NetWeaver 740_SP_9

1) Login to your Solution Manager System.

2) Use transaction SM_WORKCENTER.

3) Select “Change Management” tab from tool bar, go to “Maintenance Optimizer” and click on New button as shown in figure.

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4) Select SAP System for SP Upgrade as shown in below figure.

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5) Select option Calculate Files Automaticaliy-Recommended.

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6) Select Support Package Stacks.

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7) Select your standalone system and target stack, in our case it is SAP NetWeaver 7.4 and target stack 09. Press continue.

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8) Summary Screen will be displayed as shown in below figure.

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9) Here we are generating Stack file for SP level upgrade, not necessary to select any Add-on Products. Just press continue and you will get another screen for OS/DB-Dependent files.

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10) Also select DB independent files.

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11) It is recommended to update SPAM/SAINT, so also select stack independent files.

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12) Select tool (Download Basket) to download files.

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As shown in above image .txt and .xml files have been generated successfully at location /usr/sap/trans/EPS/in.

I tried to give step by step procedure for stack file generation. Hope you all will find it helpful.

Best Regards,

Parth Raval

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