SAP HANA Data Provisioning – update Delivery Unit and SDI Agent

Data provisioning is the process of loading data into SAP HANA. Depending on the scenario, the loading can be done in real or scheduled time. More information on this topic probably You can find in another blogs site and in many SAP notes.

Maybe in other articles I will add something from myself in this topic. However, today I show You how to fast update HANA_IM_DP delivery unit and the Data Provisioning Agent, also called DP Agent.

Delivery Unit (DU) update

The HANA_IM_DP delivery unit bundles monitoring and administration capabilities and the Data Provisioning Proxy for when connecting to SAP HANA in the cloud. The delivery unit includes the Data Provisioning adminisration application, the Data Provisioning Proxy, and the Data Provisioning monitor.

Download suitable soft from this site. Choose:

  • Support Packages & Patches -> By Alphabetical Index (A-Z) -> H -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION 2.0 -> SAP HANA SDI > SAP HANA SDI 2.0 -> HANA DP 2.0 -> Latest Patch

I downloaded file: “HANAIMDP05P_20-70002513.ZIP“. Unzip file. Inside You find: “HANA_IM_DP-2.5.20.tgz” which we’ll use later.

To update DU run Run Application Lifecycle Management:

https://hostname:43XX/sap/hana/xs/lm/index.html?page=HomeTab
-- where XX - instance number

Login and choose: Delivery Unit:

Next, choose:

I will be update above version to: 2.5.20

click import

click once again Import button

check version now:

Update SDI Agents 2.0

I will be update my agent to version: 2.5.2.1.0

Download suitable soft from this site. Choose:

  • Support Packages & Patches -> By Alphabetical Index (A-Z) -> H -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION -> SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION 2.0 -> SAP HANA SDI > SAP HANA SDI 2.0 -> HANA DP AGENT 2.0 -> Latest Patch

I downloaded file: “IMDB_DPAGENT200_05P_21-70002516.ZIP“. Unzip file. Inside You find folder: “HANA_DP_AGENT_20_LIN_X86_64” which contain the installation files. Execute:

sidadm@hostname:/mnt/HANA_DP_AGENT_20_LIN_X86_64>./hdbinst 

 SAP HANA Data Provisioning Agent installation kit detected.
  
  
 SAP HANA Lifecycle Management - dataprovagent Installation 2.5.2.1.0
 ********************************************************************
  
  
 Select a SAP HANA Data Provisioning Agent installation:
  
 No  | Installation Path                            | Version   | Mode
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  | /usr/sap/SDI20_PROD_DYN                    | 2.3.5.3.0 | 32bit
  2  | /usr/sap/SDI20_TEST_APG                    | 2.4.2.2.0 | 64bit
...
 10 | Install new SAP HANA Data Provisioning Agent | 2.5.2.1.0 | 64bit

 Enter number [1]: 2
  
Checking installation...
Preparing package 'dataprovagent'...
Removing ds-lite configuration ...
Preparing package 'Installer'...
Installing SAP HANA Data Provisioning Agent to /usr/sap/SDI20_TEST_APG...
Updating package 'dataprovagent'...
Updating package 'Installer'...
Configuring ds-lite ...
Installation done
Log file written to '/var/tmp/hdb_dataprovagent_2021-04-26_20.50.19_44548/hdbinst_dataprovagent.log' on host 'hostname'.
sidadm@hostname:/mnt/HANA_DP_AGENT_20_LIN_X86_64> 

Check agent version:

sidadm@hostname:/usr/sap/SDI20_TEST_APG> pwd
/usr/sap/SDI20_TEST_APG
sidadm@hostname:/usr/sap/SDI20_TEST_APG> cat versions.txt
#Data Provisioning component versions
dpagent.version=2.5.2.1
lcmsdk.version=2.5.28
dpagentservice.version=2.5.1
dpadapters.version=2.5.1 

That’s all 😉

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