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2343122 - Manual Rename of SAP MaxDB/liveCache/Content Server on Unix


  • This document provides an example of the manual procedure to rename a SAP MaxDB/liveCache/Content Server database on Unix platforms.

  • For SAP MaxDB OLTP and OLAP/BW (NetWeaver databases) and SAP liveCache databases there is the automated procedure available provided by the SWPM tool.
    We suggest using this tool if possible. Refer to SAP Note 1619720 - System Rename for SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver.

  • The steps described in this note are valid for SAP MaxDB >= 7.8 and SAP liveCache >= 7.9 databases.
    If the database to be renamed is at a lower version, refer to SAP note 604680 - Renaming an SAP DB, SAP MaxDB, or SAP liveCache database.

  • For the manual rename procedure in Miscrosoft Windows operating system, refer to SAP note 2341219 - Manual rename of SAP MaxDB/liveCache/Content Server on Microsoft Windows.



  • SAP MaxDB >= 7.8
  • SAP liveCache >= 7.9
  • Unix operating system


SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-DB-SDB , MaxDB , BC-DB-LVC , liveCache , How To

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