How to install SAP Solution Manager 7.1 on Windows server 2008

You have finished installing RDBMS for SAP (example : MS SQL SERVER or Oracle ) and now you want to Install SAP Solution Manager 7.1 on your Database

Before you install SAP Solution Manager, you prepare the following CD installation :
  • Installation Master.
  • SAP Kernel.
  • SAP Export DVD.
  • SAP Java Component.
1. Now go to Installation Master according to your operating system (in this example I use Windows2008 Server R2).
Run sapinst to install SAP Solution Manager
2. Choose Central System
Installation option SAP Solution Manager
3. It's better to choose Custom installation if you want to change some parameters, such as Datafiles location.
Custom installation
4. If it's the first time you run SAPinst in your server, you're usually asked to logoff.
Logoff before SAP Solution Manager installation
5. Locate your correct Kernel CD
Kernel CD for SAP Solution Manager
6. Choose your installation Drive (to place your SAP Executable)
Installation Drive for SAP Solution Manager
7. Enter your FQDN for your SAP Server.
FQDN for your SAP Solution Manager
8. Enter for your Master Password
    should be contain Uppercase and number.
Master Password
9. Choose Local Installation if it's not connected to Domain or choose Use domain of current user if you want to connect domain.
Choose domain
10. Confirm your password
Password confirmation
11. Choose Your Database SID (You define it when installing RDBMS e.g MS SQL SERVER or Oracle)
Choose Next
12. Choose Next for SAPOSCOL directory
SAPOSCOL directory
13. Choose Local Installation for your Host Agent.
Domain Option for Host Agent
14. Confirm the password
Password Confirmation
15. Now locate the Installation Export DVD I & II.
Installation Export I
Installation Export II
16. Confirm password for Database Schema
Database schema password
17. Choose expected Data Files.
Database Option
18. Choose the Datafiles & Logfiles location folder.
Datafiles Location
Logfiles Location
19. Enter the parallel process for loading database (depends on your CPU cores)
Number of Parallel process
20. Confirm the password for Secure Store
Password Confirmation for Secure Store
21. Now you locate the Java Component DVD
Java Component Location
22. Confirm your System Number.
System Number for your SAP system
23. Enter the parameter for your Host Transport Directory.
Transport Directory
24. Enter the Users for UME.
Users for UME
25. Confirm password for ABAP UME
Password Confirmation for ABAP UME
26. Locate your Kernel CD
Kernel CD location
27. Locate your SAPCryptographic Software.
SAP Crypto Library for SSL.
28. Select the files you want to Unpack (select ALL)
Unpack Files Archive
29. Select the option if you want to prepare for NWDI otherwise unselect it.
NWDI option
30. Select Configure SLD if you want to make your Solman as SLD otherwise connect it to available SLD.
SLD Destination
31. Confirm the password for SLD users
SLD users password confirmation
32. Confirm the password for ADS users
ADS user password confirmation
33. Confirm for Diagnostics Agent installation
DAA installation
34. Choose Local Installation
Domain option for Diagnostic Agent
35. Confirm the password
Choose YES for the following screen.
36. Confirm the DAA instance
DAA instance
37. Choose No SLD if it's the first Solman installation.
SLD option for DAA
38. Choose the files you want to unpack.
Archives selection.
39. Review your input installation, and make correction if necessary. Choose Next to start theinstallation.
Input Summary
40. Now the installation is running. Check for the error log happen.


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