Application Development Discussions
Join the discussions or start your own on all things application development, including tools and APIs, programming models, and keeping your skills sharp.
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Upgrade from 4.6c to ECC 6

Former Member
0 Kudos


We are just starting the project for upgrade from 4.6c

to ECC 6.0..Can you please mail your documents and

experiences pertaining to the technical upgrade at

Thanks and regards,



Former Member
0 Kudos


While doing Upgrade You have to aware of all related program like BDC's , Screens related errors and all dictionary related problems.

Some function modules may become obsolete, and some screens will change

and some new fields will be added in the new versions etc.

Also take care of SPAU and SPDD tcodes.

You should be able to know about Unicode concept in sap.

check this

also chk these 2 notes in

Technical Upgrade is only a version upgrade without any functionality changes.

The objects that are needed to be upgraded are:


Function Groups / Function Modules

Programs / Reports

OSS Notes

SAP Repository Objects

SAP Data Dictionary Objects

Domains, Data Elements

Tables, Structures and Views

Module Pools, Sub Routine pools

BDC Programs

Print Programs

SAP Scripts, Screens

User Exits

You can refer to the below links for more information on technical upgrade:



Former Member
0 Kudos


If you are planning for the Upgrade from 4.6C to ECC 600 you to consider Unicode Conversion as well if you are using MDMP.

You can split the Upgradee into four steps :

Upgrade preparation


Upgrade Execution

Post Upgrade activities

You will get many documents on Upgrade on SAP service marketplace.

Upgradation - Overview:

Upgrade Procedure/Support Packages:

SAP Upgrade guide:

Upgrade information centre:

[original link is broken]

Reward if helpful.