KB 87 (ABAP): Support Pack 5.09 to 6.0 Upgrade
Version: 1 from 23.03.2021
Please follow the following steps to upgrade the PowerConnect application from Support Pack 5.09 to 6.0.
Log into the managed system where the upgrade is planned, and execute the /n/bmwvs/main transaction.
Stop the collector job by selecting thec”Stop Collector” button .
Wait to confirm that all metrics have been sent to Splunk.
Stop the remaining jobs using the “Toggle Uploader” and the “Stop Check Job” buttons.
Clean-up all metric tables using the Goto->Truncate cluster functionality. This is needed, since the metric serialization approach is changed, and it might cause issues once uploading is started after upgrade:
Use SPAM to apply 5.10;
Use SAINT to upgrade to 6.0;
Transport the hotfixes (STMS) for SP 6.00 if any shared;
Activate BC set /BNWVS/BCSET_500 (Tcode=SCPR20)
Start PowerConnect Background jobs.
PowerConnect NW, S4HANA, and S4HANA Cloud