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Combined Upgrade & Unicode Conversion Guide 7
Before You Start 7
Upgrade Specific Restrictions 8
Application Specific Restrictions 8
General Restrictions 9
Component-specific Requirements 9
Software Requirements 10
Database Requirements for MAXDB 10
Frontend Requirements 11
Private Use Area in Unicode Systems 11
General Description 11
Chronological Order of the CU&UC Steps 13
Step by Step 14
1. Preparation 15
1.1 Unicode-enabled ABAP programs 15
1.2 Convert customer code pages 17
1.3 Upgrade 17
1.4 Data Maintenance 18
1.4.1 Reducing Data Volume 18
1.4.2 Pre- Conversion Correction of Table Data 18
1.4.3 Maintenance of Language Flag 19
1.4.4 Consistency Check for Cluster Tables 21
1.4.5 Archived Data after Unicode Conversion 21
1.4.6 Printing Old Spool Requests after Unicode Conversion 21
2. Unicode Preconversion Phase in Basis 6.20 21
2.1 Preconversion Analysis: SPUMG Scans 22
2.1.1 Resetting data 22
2.2 Database Check 23
2.2.1 Reset All Scans 23
2.2.2 Initialize/Edit Language Lists 24
126.96.36.199 Restrictions 24
2.2.3 SPUMG Settings 27
2.2.4 Initialize Worklist 30
188.8.131.52 Export Control Table 31
184.108.40.206 Exception List 32
220.127.116.11 Monitor 34
18.104.22.168 Status 35
22.214.171.124 SPUMG Main Log 35
2.2.5 Scan 1: Consistency Check 35
2.3 MDMP Preconversion 39
2.3.1 Manually Assign the Code Page for an Entire Table 40
2.3.2 Creating the Vocabulary 40
126.96.36.199 Scan 2: Tables without Language Information 41
188.8.131.52 Scan 3: Tables with Ambiguous Language Information 42
Invalid Language Keys 43
184.108.40.206 INDX-type Tables 44
220.127.116.11 INDX Analysis 45
2.3.3 Update Database Statistics 45
2.3.4 Maintaining the Vocabulary 46
18.104.22.168 Assignment Options 46
22.214.171.124 Vocabulary Transfer 47
126.96.36.199 Scan 4: Tables with Language Information 49