Upgrading the hostagent using executable of existing hostagent

 With Root permission


Upgrading the hostagent using executable of existing hostagent :-

1. Copy the downloaded SAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR archive to a temporary directory

2. Go to the executable directory : cd /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/

3. ./saphostexec -upgrade -archive <path to downloaded SAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR>

Upgrading the hostagent using the new executable :-

1. Copy the downloaded SAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR archive to a temporary directory

2. uncar the file ./sapcar -xvf SAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR <file _path for uncar>

3. Change to the temporary directory <file _path for uncar> and run the command ./saphostexec -upgrade there

Logged in as sapsys group user , such as sidadm ,

1. Decompress the file in temp a temp_dir and run this
hostexecstart -upgrade [temp_dir]

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