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SAP FRP Data Environment Locations

The locations on disk where the SAP FRP data environments are stored, are administered through transaction /FRE/FRP_ADMIN.

However, if you don’t have authorisation for this transaction, you can also check the table “/fre/frpmid_srv” (a client dependent table).

HowTo: Check SAP SUM Version Without Executing

Scenario: You have extracted, or previously used and subsequently found, a SUM directory on your SAP system.
This is production and you don’t want to start SUM on this system.
You want to know what version of SUM it is.

You can check the file for the SUM version without needing to start SUM:


> more
Manifest-Version: 1.0
keyname: SUM
keylocation: SAP AG
os: NTAMD64
compilation mode: UNICODE
compiled for: 64 BIT
release: 1.0
support package: 7
patch number: 2

native branch: lmt_008
java branch: lmtj_008_REL
assembly time: 2013-05-13 05:10:16
pack version: 22
pack tool version: 1.042

You are interested in the lines:
“release”, “support package” and “patch number”.

The example above is therefore SUM 1.0 SP07 patch 2.