Changing the Instance Number of an Installed SAP System

If you want to change your installed SAP system’s “Instance Number” then you can follow the following steps…

For an example , our installed SAP system’s instance number is 00 and we want to change it to 01 ;

- STOP SAP system from SAPMMC window

– STOP Database

– STOP SAP Service

– Delete SID from SAPMMC window

– Change DVEBMGS00 to DVEBMGS01

– Change profile name SID_DVEBMGS00_servername to SID_DVEBMGS01_servername

– Find and Replace SID_DVEBMGS00_servername to SID_DVEBMGS01_servername in all profile files

– Change SAPSYSTEM=00 to SAPSYSTEM=01 in Instance Profile

– Change INSTANCE_NAME=DVEBMGS00 to INSTANCE_NAME=DVEBMGS01 in Instance Profile

– Change sapmsSID 3600/tcp to 3601/tcp in services file

- Go to under SAP Executables directory

SAPstartsrv -t to Uninstall SAP Service

Changing the Instance Number of an Installed SAP System

SAPstartsrv -t to Install SAP Service

Changing the Instance Number of an Installed SAP System

– START SAP system from SAPMMC window

– START Database

– START SAP Service

One Response to "Changing the Instance Number of an Installed SAP System"

  1. database_expert_USA says:

    Thanks guys, great info. I’m going to bookmark your site, good job!

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