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2447842 - New database instance installation shows MCOD screen in SWPM


Software Provisioning Manager tool (SWPM) does not bring the option to install a new database software during the database instance installation, even selecting a DBSID that does not exist on the server. SWPM always shows a screen with two options: Install MCOD (Multiple Components in One Database) and Remove Database and Recreate.




  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM);
  • Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.1 or higher;
  • Oracle database with ASM;
  • Unix-based operating systems;


SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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