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  1. SAP Codepage Conversion CheckConvert From an EBCDIC to an ASCII Codepage Successfully Service and Support Product Management SAP AG

  2. SAP Codepage Conversion Check SAP Codepage Conversion Check • The SAP Codepage Conversion Check supports a successful codepage conversion from EBCDIC to ASCII and any necessary upgrades • The SAP Codepage Conversion Check makes sure you have the performanceand appropriate system settings you need after the conversion. • The SAP Codepage Conversion Check is only applicable for customers with IBM iSeries eServers A codepage conversion from EBCDIC to ASCII is only possible on the following releases: • SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C • SAPMarkets Enterprise Buyer (SAP EBP) 2.0C • SAP Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) 2.0B, 2.1C • SAP Knowledge Warehouse (SAP KW) 5.2 • SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) 2.0C

  3. Value Proposition – SAP Codepage Conversion Check • Prevent problems and their related costs and immediately enjoy the benefits that conversion and upgrade bring to your SAP systems. • Profit from this service by: • Planning resources beforehand and avoiding costly, unplanned investments • Analyzing the configuration of your SAP system and avoiding complications before they impact your business • Having an optimized system after conversion • Preventing unnecessary, cost-intensive system downtime • The underlying concept is to ensure smooth operation of your SAP solution by taking action proactively, before severe technical problems occur.

  4. Description – SAP Codepage Conversion Check Planning Session • Analyze compatibility for the target release with regards to connected systems in the Solution Landscape, OS version, DB version, installed Add-Ons, Plug-ins, Country Versions. Analysis Session • Identify potential resource bottlenecks Verfication Session • System analysis to check performance with the conversion and the new SAP Release. • Runtime comparison of transactions before and after the conversion and upgrade

  5. SAP Codepage Conversion Check – Prerequisites • Convert from an EBCDIC to an ASCII Codepage successfully, including any required SAP release upgrades • The prerequisites of the SAP Codepage Conversion Check: • SAP strongly recommends an implemented SAP Solution Manager • A remote connection from the SAP system targeted for conversion to SAP • SAP strongly recommends running SAP EarlyWatch Alert • The SAP service engineers need access to your system administrator to answer questions and to open the remote connection to SAP • The SAP Codepage Conversion Check only applies to IBM eServers iSeries (formerly AS/400)

  6. SAP Codepage Conversion Check – 4 Scenarios The table below is an example for SAP R/3 4.6C, but represents all applicable components. 1The sessions of the SAP Codepage Conversion Check are displayed in bold text.2The SAP Codepage conversion check prepares your SAP component for upgrade and conversion. You perform the upgrade and conversion yourself, or order consulting services from SAP or third parties when necessary.

  7. SAP Codepage Conversion Check – 4 Scenarios 1 The sessions of the SAP Codepage Conversion Check are displayed in bold text.2 The SAP Codepage conversion check prepares your SAP component for upgrade and conversion. You perform the upgrade and conversion yourself, or order consulting services from SAP or third parties when necessary.

  8. Analysis Session Planning Session Scenario 1: Upgrade + Conversion Old Release2 (EBCDIC) Transitional Release1 (EBCDIC) Transitional Release (ASCII) Conversion Upgrade Verification Session 1 Releases SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C, SAP CRM 2.0C, SAP BW 2.0B, SAP BW 2.1C, SAP KM 5.2, SAP EBP 2.0C 2 Older releases than the releases mentioned above

  9. Analysis Session Planning Session Scenario 2: Upgrade + Conversion + Upgrade Old Release2 (EBCDIC) Transitional Release1 (EBCDIC) Transitional Release1 (ASCII) New Release3 (ASCII) Conversion Upgrade Upgrade Analysis Session Verification Session 1 Releases SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C, SAP CRM 2.0C, SAP BW 2.0B, SAP BW 2.1C, SAP KM 5.2, SAP EBP 2.0C 2 Older releases than the releases mentioned above 3 Newer releases than the releases mentioned above

  10. Scenario 3: Conversion Transitional Release1 (ASCII) Transitional Release1 (EBCDIC) Conversion Analysis Session Planning Session Verification Session 1 Releases SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C, SAP CRM 2.0C, SAP BW 2.0B, SAP BW 2.1C, SAP KM 5.2, SAP EBP 2.0C

  11. Analysis Session Planning Session Scenario 4: Conversion + Upgrade Transitional Release1 (EBCDIC) Transitional Release1 (ASCII) New Release2 (ASCII) Conversion Upgrade Verification Session 1 Releases SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C, SAP CRM 2.0C, SAP BW 2.0B, SAP BW 2.1C, SAP KM 5.2, SAP EBP 2.0C 2 Newer releases than the releases mentioned above

  12. SAP GoingLive Check* • SAP Safeguarding for Implementation Implementation • SAP GoingLive Functional Upgrade Check* • SAP Upgrade Weekend Support • Upgrade • SAP OS/DB Migration Check* • SAP Codepage Conversion Check* Migration • SAP EarlyWatch Alert* • SAP EarlyWatch Check* • SAP Solution Management Assessment Operations SAP Safeguarding – A Portfolio of Proactive Checks • Minimizes technical risk and ensures thetechnical robustness of your SAP solution *A limited number of remote safeguarding services is part of SAP Standard Support

  13. Support Programs Discovery & Evaluation Implementation Operations &Continuous Improvement Minimizes technical risk and ensures technical robustness of the solution Safeguarding Empowers customers with the core competencies needed to operate and maintain SAP-centric solutions Empowering Ensures that your SAP solution works to its optimum potential at all times SolutionManagementOptimization

  14. More Information • http://service.sap.com/codepageconversion