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3072940 - Phase PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG needs a newer version of kernel 7.77

Symptom

During upgrade by SUM tool, it stops in phase PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG and asking for Kernel 7.77 version newer than *Dec 11 2020*.

However, on Launchpad website you cannot find a kernel package (SAPEXE*.SAR and SAPEXEDB*.SAR) newer than releasing date *Dec 11 2020*

===  Type: error  ===  Phase: PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG  ===  Title: Tools that Failed the Checks  ===

The update procedure with target release 75x needs a newer version of the tool listed below.
Each tool in question was called from the target release kernel in
'/usr/sap/SID/SUM/abap/exe'.

==Necessary Action:==

*For the Target Release Kernel:*
Download the new unicode tools (database independent or database dependent for SAP HANA DB and operating system Linux X86_64) according to *SAP Note 2337629*
and put the archives into the download directory /XXX/XXX.

==List of failing tools:==
===Tool: R3trans===
  
  *  *Issue:* Solvable issue
  *  *Kernel Type:* exe (/usr/sap/SID/SUM/abap/exe)
  *  *Action:* Update the download directory /XXX/XXX

Variable      |Current    |Required     |Status
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*Release*     |777        |777          |
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*Version*     |6.26       |             |
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*Patchlevel*  |300        |             |
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*Date*        |Aug 13 2020|*Dec 11 2020*|*ERROR*
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*Make Variant*|777_REL    |             |
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Environment

Target system version using Kernel 7.77

Keywords

PREP_INIT/TOOLCHECKXML_UPG, Download the new unicode tools, SAP Note 2337629, *Dec 11 2020*, kernel 777, kernel 7.77, R3trans , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , Problem

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