How to in-place upgrade SAP environments from RHEL 7 to RHEL 8

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Issue

  • Is there a supported in-place upgrade path from RHEL 7 to RHEL 8 for SAP environments?

Environment

  • SAP HANA hosts:

    • running RHEL 7.9 with normal (non-e4s/eus/...) repos enabled
    • running on x86_64 architecture which is certified by the hardware partner for SAP HANA on RHEL 7.9 and on RHEL 8.2
    • bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) systems on any public cloud platform which uses Red Hat Subscription Manager (RHSM) for a RHEL subscription
    • pay-as-you-go (PAYG) instances on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure
    • running on physical infrastructure or in a virtual environment
    • not using Red Hat HA Solutions for SAP HANA
    • using a Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions subscription
    • SAP HANA 2.0 SPS05 rev 54 or later SPS05 installed
    • SAP HANA is installed using the default installation path of /hana/shared
  • SAP NetWeaver hosts:

    • running RHEL 7.9 with normal (non-e4s/eus/...) repos enabled
    • using a Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions or
      Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications subscription

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