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2312068 - SUM - RENAME-JC-J fails with: could not rename JC01


Software Update Manager (SUM) fails on a Microsoft Windows environment during release upgrade from 6.4x/7.0x to 7.1x or higher SAP NetWeaver release during step RENAME-JC-J with the following error:


[Error ]: Cannot rename f:\usr\sap\<SID>\JC01 to f:/usr/sap/<SID>/J01: method returned false.
[Error ]: The following problem has occurred during step execution: Could not rename f:/usr/sap/<SID>/JC01 to f:/usr/sap/<SID>/J01. You must close all opened Windows Explorer windows and repeat this step.

Closing all opened Windows Explorer windows sometimes is not sufficient to resolve the error.



  • Source release for the upgrade SAP NetWeaver 2004 or 7.0x
  • Target release for the upgrade 7.1x or higher
  • Microsoft Windows environment
  • Any Software Update Manager version


SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


Software Update Manager, SUM, RENAME-JC-J. , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLJ , Upgrade tools for Java , Problem

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