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2258769 - Stack XML rejected by SUM: "Element 'support-package' not found in element 'software-component'"


During a SPs/EHP update or Release Upgrade using Software Update Manager (SUM), the SUM tools rejects the Stack XML file, showing the following error:

  • "Element 'support-package' not found in element 'software-component'"
  • "Element 'sp-level' not found in element 'support-package'"

Below screen is for SUM SP14 but still "error" hold good for new SUM SP level as well, screen is missing from new SUM tool.




  • Software Update Manager (SUM)
  • Maintenance Planner (MP)


SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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