Archive:SAP Installation Wizard

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Installing SEP Sesam through the SAP Installation Wizard

Customers of SEP Sesam and SAP / SAP HANA have now the possibility to install the Sesam Server Software through the SAP installation wizard.


Internet access requried

In order to be able to install SEP Sesam the system must have access to the internet.

Preparing the system for SAP and SEP Sesam installation

Adding the SEP Sesam Package repositories

In order to be able to install SEP Sesam, the sesam package repository has to be added before the installation is started. This is done through the following zypper commands:

zypper ar sesam
zypper refresh

any questions regarding possible signed repositories have to be accepted.

After the repository has been added the package should be found with the following command:

zypper search sesam

Downloading the Supplement CD Media

Please download the product.xml file from our download portal and place it on the system in:


or any other place which is accessible during the installation.

Download HANA installation description product.xml from

Step by step guide

The following screenshots show the step by step GUIDE on how to install SEP Sesam through the SAP installation wizard.

1. Supplement Media

During the SAP Installation the installation wizard will ask for your supplement media containing the appropriate "product.xml" installation description.


Answer this question with YES

2. Path to Supplement Media

In the next step specify the path to your supplement media or the directory which contains said "product.xml".


3. Sesam specific options

Please answer the sesam specific options regarding your data-store configuration, the sesam service will be completely configured with the next reboot.


4. Sesam installation

With the next step the sesam server package will be automatically installed and configured.


5. Reboot

After finishing the installation a reboot is needed, during the reboot sesam will configure itself automatically.