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In recent time based upon experience. While Upgrading SAP Solution Manager 7.2 to Latest SPS11, especially JAVA Instance causing issues reported in SAP KB Article 2953651



CSN Component [BC-ESI-UDDI], DC Name []

Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid version number: Version number may be
negative or greater than 255


So i've decided to write about SAP Solution Manager Latest SPS11 (05/2020), is causing lot of issue, while upgrading , weather it is Fresh Installation or Upgrading from old SPS to SPS11. So i here are some helpful information .

which might help those who are in process of doing the same.


Very First Thing

Generating the Stack is very important step in this whole exercise. So Let's Begin.

Firstly, Select your system and generate Stack File. Below is the screenshot for reference.



in Next Screenshot you have to exclusively select JAVA Patches

There is Standard Knowledge Base Article for doing the same.

2022451 - Add Java Patches - Things to consider

Select Your Desired OS/DB kernel and other binaries(SAPJVM 1.8 SP65, hostagent , SUM, IGS etc).

Next Screenshot for reference:


Now in Next Screen Select

Select Option.

Include selected Java patches into stack.xml


Select SERVERCORE16P_24-80000485.SCA as Main Patch and Click on Validate Dependencies. Below is the list of Dependent Components will be selected.



Kindly check and validate.

And That it download the stack file and patches NO more issues. SUM will run without issues. SO following this procedure , you can avoid SAP Solution Manager 7.2 JAVA SPS11 upgrade issues.



We As SAP has released SAP Knowledge base article for above mentioned issues.  Below are the KB Article for reference purpose.



2951691 - Upgrade of SAPJVM to SAP JVM(8.1.064) fails during deployment of the UDDI Service
2953651 - Deployment of UDDI component fails during SUM upgrade - SOLMAN - AS JAVA


For those who are using SAP Solution Manager 7.2 JAVA instance for Adobe, they might come across ADS is giving error. So suggest to Update ADS Patch (ADSSAP16P_6-80000623.SCA) as bare minimum. in order to resolve ADS SmartForms Issue.


Hope this short information would be really helpful, with regards, to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS11 Java Instance Upgrade. Do  comment about, if you find any information is missing or need any enhancement to this.



King Sharma