SAP HANA 2.0 – Export and Import Delivery Unit

At the beginning – what is a delivery unit (DU). Is a collection of packages that are to be transported together. You assign all the packages belonging to your application to the same DU to ensure that they are transported consistently together within your system landscape. Each DU has a unique identity.

Export DU

To export a delivery unit with the SAP HANA Application Lifecycle Management, you must ensure the following prerequisites are met:

  • You have access to an SAP HANA system
  • You have the privileges granted by roles based on one of the following SAP HANA user role templates:
    • sap.hana.xs.lm.roles::Administrator
    • sap.hana.xs.lm.roles::ExecuteTransport

You can do export in two ways.

First option is SAP HANA Studio. Here Go to File -> Export -> Delivery Unit -> Select source system -> Select the Delivery Unit:

Choose the correct option for You (export to server or client and name file) and click Next:

Second option to export DU is SAP HANA Application Lifecycle Management. To open this tool use URL: http://<WebServerHost>:80<SAPHANAinstance>/sap/hana/xs/lm

and here choose:

Import DU

In the similar way You can import DU, i.e. from SAP Hana Studio OR HANA Application Lifecycle Management. Just choose import instead of export, for example:

Check DU version

You check the Delivery Units and their versions in your SAP HANA Application Lifecycle Management:

or by running the following SQL statement:

select * from M_XS_APPLICATIONS;

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