To assess the compatibility of SAP components it is important to know the installed SAP ERP software version. Should you not be a SAP Base Administrator and have this information at hand, you may also determine the software version via the SAP GUI (Graphical User Interface).

Please see our brief instructions below.

Determining the SAP version number

To find the SAP version number, open the SAP GUI and select “Status” in the menu.

SAP Menu

SAP Menu

Then click on the zoom button.

SAP Details

SAP Details

Depending on the SAP version, details may be shown in different ways. Where a specific “Installed product version” tab exists, this tab will show details about the version of the system.

SAP product versions

SAP product versions

Where no tab exists, the version may be obtained by inspection of the two SAP_BASIS and SAP_APPL types.

SAP product details

SAP product details

A SAP_BASE type 740 indicates a SAP Netweaver Server Version 7 with EHP 4.

A SAP_APPL type 617 indicates a SAP ERP 6.0 with EHP7. A digit 1 indicates that the system is running on HANA.

Any questions?

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