SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2811310 - SUM phase PREP_INPUT_CHECK/KERNEL_PRE error: No suitable SAP Kernel archive for platform


  • An error occurs in the phase PREP_INPUT_CHECK/KERNEL_PRE of an upgrade using the Software Update Manager (SUM) in Database Migration Option (DMO) scenario
  • The error message found in the log file KERNELPRE.LOG is similar to:

No suitable SAP Kernel archive for platform WINDOWS_X86_64 was found in the download directory 

1 ETQ399 Executing action 'COLLECT_KERNEL'
1 ETQ399 Selecting kernel archives for target 'exe'.
1 ETQ399 No kernel yet in 'exe'.
2 ETQ399 Archive 'D:\SUMDOWNLOAD\SAPEXEDB_401-80002623.SAR' is for different DB-type 'hdb' != requested 'mss'.
2WETQ399 Found only DB-independent archive(s) for release 753 - ignored!



SAP NetWeaver All versions


SAP NetWeaver all versions


DMO, kernel, source OS/DB , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , BC-UPG-MP , Maintenance Planning Tools , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP ONE Support launchpad (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.