SAP on Windows Server

Welcome to the SAP on Windows community where you find interesting blogs, documents, and can get help from community. Join conversations with experienced experts for SAP NetWeaver based topics onWindows Server OS. Additionally, many hints and operations help related documents about Windows Failover Cluster can be found here.

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SAP Systems on Windows Server 2019

SAP now supports Windows Server 2019. As for the appropriate prerequisites and supported databases / SAP product versions please check the SAP Product Availability Matrix (PAM).

Read this SAP NoteSAP Product Availability Matrix (PAM)

Check out the Cluster Check Tool

Use collected configuration and logging data from your Windows Server Failover Cluster to validate your configuration.

Read the BlogSAP Note 2624843

Speculative Execution Side-Channel Vulnerabilities

Many modern processors and operating systems, including chipsets from Intel, AMD, and ARM are affected by a new class of vulnerabilities that are called "speculative execution side-channel attacks". Find out what you can do to get all available protection.

Microsoft SupportSAP Note 2585591

How to Protect SAP Applications against L1 Terminal Fault Exploit?

The L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) is a new variant of speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities that might occur on Intel CPUs. Even when L1TF has no direct impact on the SAP application, protecting the underlying technology layers might impact the performance of your SAP application.

SAP Note 2680466

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SAP NetWeaver Applications on Google Cloud Platform

SAP now supports SAP NetWeaver applications on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). As for prerequisites, supported versions and products, check SAP Note 2456432 or the corresponding WIKI page.

SAP Note 2456432SAP on GCP

VMware vSphere: Possible Performance Degradation on Windows

If you use Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 or 2016 guests With VMware vSphere and you experience an increased rate of "Recewed Dropped Packets", see this blog for more information.

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SAP Systems on Windows Server 2016

SAP now supports Windows Server 2016. As for the appropriate prerequisites and supported databases / SAP product versions please check the SAP Product Availability Matrix (PAM).

SAP Product Availability Matrix (PAM)SAP Note 2384179

Known Issue With Windows Server 2008 on Current Processor Generations

SAP executables for SAP NetWeaver release 7.45 that run on Windows Server 2008 and use the newest processor generations crash when using math functions.

SAP Note 2330836

How to use Windows Organizational Units in Software Provisioning Manager

Starting with the delivery of SP 10, which is part of SL Toolset 1.0 SPS 16, the SAP installer Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) supports Active Directory-based Organizational Units (OUs).

SAP Note 2247673

No Extended Support of SAP Products on Windows Server 2003 after July 14, 2015

Extended support of SAP Products on Windows Server 2003 ends on July 14, 2015.

SAP Note 2135423