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Updating SAP HANA, express edition (Binary Installer)

By JCurrie27

Update your SAP HANA 2.0, express edition binary installation when new patches are released.

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Update SAP HANA 2.0, express edition when new patches are released.


Step 1: Download Update Files

Using the Download Manager, select Binary Installer and download the Server only package (hxe.tgz). If the installation you are updating has the Applications package, download the Applications package (hxexsa.tgz) as well.

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Step 2: Extract the Packages

Login as <sid>adm and extract the contents of the packages.

Example:

su -l <sid>adm
tar -zxf <downloaded_path>/hxe.tgz
tar -zxf <downloaded_path>/hxexsa.tgz
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Step 3: Update the Server Installation

Navigate to the directory where you extracted the packages:

cd <extract_path>/HANA_EXPRESS_20/

As the root user, run the upgrade script to update the server:

sudo ./hxe_upgrade.sh

Follow the prompts to complete the server update.

Note
hxe_upgrade.sh detects the Server-only and Applications packages. The script will upgrade the server and XSA (if available).

Note
Only upgrading from SAP HANA, express edition 2.0 SP 00 to SAP HANA, express edition 2.0 SP 01 is supported.

Note
If you receive the error message
Installation of archive file(s) '/usr/sap/HXE_2_SP1/HANA_EXPRESS_20/DATA_UNITS/HANA_COCKPIT_20/XSACCOCKPIT02_5.zip' failed
see troubleshooting topic Update Fails with Error Message.

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Updated 04/20/2017

Time to Complete

15 Min

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