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rpm Package Installation in Linux

From here, you can download the complete SAP DB software as an rpm package.
Once you have finished the installation, it is recommendable to create and test a sample database.


Installation Steps

  1. Download the relevant rpm package.

    Package Description 32 bit/i386 64 bit/IA64
    SAP DB Server
    Kernel
    Interfaces
    Loader
    7.4.03
    (23.1 MB)

    7.4.03
    (35.4 MB)

    Version-Independent Software
    Environment
    Communication Server
    Database Analyzer
    7.4.03
    (6.4 MB)
    7.4.03
    (10.9 MB)
    Web Tools 7.4.03
    (2.6 MB)
    7.4.03
    (3.3 MB)
    Precompiler for Developers 7.4.03
    (2 MB)
    7.4.03
    (2.6 MB)
    Call Interfaces 7.4.03
    (3.5 MB)
    7.4.03
    (4.2 MB)
    Scripting Interfaces 7.4.03
    (1.4 MB)
    7.4.03
    (1.6 MB)
    Sample Database
    (Required for Demos)
    7.4.03
    (5 KB)
    7.4.03
    (5 KB)


  2. Install the software.

    If there are previous SAP DB versions installed on your computer, you must install the version-dependent software and update the version-independent software.

    Note:
    When updating the Version-Independent Software package, first stop the X server. Then execute the installation command.

    Log on as the user root.
    • For installing a package key in the following command:
      rpm -U <package_name>
    • For updating a previously installed Version-Independent Software package first stop the X server:
      /opt/sapdb/<independent_program_path>/bin/x_server stop

      Then execute the installation command:
      rpm -U <package_name>

    Database Software Installation Guide: SAP DB 7.4
    Web Tools Installation Guide: SAP DB 7.4

  3. Create and test a sample database


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