How to Start/Launch Software Update Manager Tool (SUM) | INTRODUCTION SUM

Software Update Manager Tool (SUM):

This article covers :

  • What is Software Update Manager Tool (SUM):
  • How to Launch / Start  Software Update Manager Tool (SUM):

What is Software Update Manager Tool (SUM):

Software Update Manager Tool (SUM) is Upgrade tool which is used for all kind of Upgrade,Patching,Migration,Conversion activities.

Previously we used SPAM for ABAP Patch upgrade and JSPM for JAVA Patch upgrade and EHPI installer for EHP upgrade.Now SAP , Replaced all tools with SINGLE Tool – SUM .

With help of SUM we can do ABAP Support Pack Upgrade, Java Support Pack Upgrade,EHP upgrade,Version upgrade,Unicode migration,S4 Hana migration.

Without knowing about SUM and it’s use,Nobody can be expert BASIS ADMIN,

How to Start/Launch Software Update Manager Tool (SUM):

Follow below steps :

  • Download SAR FILE from Service Market Place.
  • Uncar SAR file as SAPCAR -xvf <SUMTOOL.SAR> –> It creates SUM directory.
  • Goto SUM directory which is created after Uncar.

cd /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM
<HSTNAME> ls -ltr
total 48
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ch1adm sapsys 9833 May 17 2015 STARTUP
-rw-r–r– 1 ch1adm sapsys 316 May 17 2015 summanifest.mf
drwxr-xr-x 3 ch1adm sapsys 256 May 17 2015 jvm
drwxr-xr-x 2 ch1adm sapsys 256 May 17 2015 sapcrypto
drwxr-xr-x 23 ch1adm sapsys 4096 Mar 4 10:53 abap
drwxr-xr-x 24 ch1adm sapsys 4096 Mar 4 12:07 sdt

<>HOSTNAME> ./STARTUP
*** Checking if C++ runtime is installed …
*** Starting from /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/sdt…
** Checking username “sidadm” for compliance…
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:05 AM [Info]: *************************
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:05 AM [Info]: Starting Server
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:05 AM [Info]: Reading server configuration.
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: Reading service configuration UseCaseService.
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: Configuring LogManager …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: *************************************************
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: Starting SL Controller listening on port 4241 ...
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: Starting StorageService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:07 AM [Info]: Initializing SecurityManager …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Server certificate fingerprint is A1 FC 90 0E 9F 2A AC 6D F6 16 ED 74 5F 2C DB E9
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Configuring HTTPManager …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting WebstartService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting RoleService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting AlertService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting NotesService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting ProcessService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting MIDService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting FileService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: LogService switched off.
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting MailService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting services …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:11 AM [Info]: Starting service “UseCaseService” …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:12 AM [Info]: Starting MIDService …
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:17 AM [Info]: Service “UseCaseService” started
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:17 AM [Info]: Services started.
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:17 AM [Info]: Starting HTTP server listening on port 4239 ...
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:17 AM [Info]: HTTP server started.
Aug 30, 2016 5:43:17 AM [Info]: SL Controller started.

Once SL Controller is started ,we can launch SUM tool from browser From the logs it’s clear that it opens HTTP port on 4239.

Open Browser and start SUM tool as below:

 

Please Note This procedure is applicable till SUM SP 13 patch ,From SUM SP 14 patch we have separate method for starting/launching SUM tool.

For latest SUM please refer my article mentioned below:

HOW To Launch /Start NEW Software Update Manager SUM for SP_14_15_16_17_Upgrade.htm

 

 

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