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Procedure documentationDisplaying the Version Information Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

You display the version information of the Database Manager. Since the version of the DBM Server is always the same as the version of the database software, this is how you can also determine the version of the database software.

Prerequisites

You do not need to log on to the Database Manager to execute this DBM command.

Nor do you require any operator authorization.

Syntax

dbm_version

Reply

OK
VERSION    = <version><NL>
BUILD      = <build_number><NL>
OS         = <os><NL>
INSTROOT   = <dependent_path><NL>
LOGON      = <logon_state><NL>
CODE       = <code><NL>
SWAP       = <swap><NL>
UNICODE    = (YES|NO)<NL>
INSTANCE   = (OLTP|LVC|CS|BW|unknown)<NL>
SYSNAME    = <os><NL>

Values of the reply lines

VERSION

Version number of the Database Manager

BUILD

Identification number of the Database Manager

OS

Name of the operating system

INSTROOT

Installation directory of the version-dependent components

LOGON

Displays whether a logon to the operating system has been performed:
True   logged on
False  not logged on

CODE

Display of the character set used in the Database Manager: ASCII or EBCDIC

SWAP

Display of the swap type (internal representation of numerical values) used in the Database Manager :
no              hihi-hilo-lohi-lolo
full    lolo-lohi-hilo-hihi
half    lohi-lolo-hihi-hilo

UNICODE

Configuration of the current database instance as a UNICODE database

INSTANCE

Database Instance Type

SYSNAME

Name of the operating system

In the event of errors, see Reply Format.

 

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