Webdynpro unified rendering updates

unified rendering

Webdynpro for ABAP and SAP GUI for HTML use the unified rendering framework as enabler for high performance. Bugs and issues in this framework are solved in unified rendering updates. Also new functions are deployed in this way.

Questions that will be answered in this blog are:

  • How do I find my current versions for the unified rendering framework?
  • How to see if there are new patches for the unified rendering framework?
  • How to execute patches for the unified rendering framework?

Current version of unified rendering framework?

You can get the current version information of the unified rendering framework by starting program WDG_MAINTAIN_UR_MIMES. Then click on the option Show Extended Info:

In newer versions (pending on support package, see OSS note 2257042 – Support Information in SITSPMON) you can also the versions directly in the ITS monitoring transaction SITSPMON:

OSS note 2936178 – How to check the UR version used by applications and custom themes is describing this process as well.

Patch information

The main note for unified rendering for all technologies is 2500800 – UR: General information about cumulative patches for Unified Rendering.

This note refers to the collective note for SAP GUI for HTML (2504011 – SAP GUI for HTML: Unified Rendering Update – Instructions and Forecasts) and the note for Webdynpro for ABAP (2090746 – WD ABAP: Unified Rendering Update with TCI – Instructions and Related SAP Notes).

Applying the updates

In case of a webdynpro for ABAP update, you will have to apply the corresponding OSS note from the previous section via the TCI update procedure (see blog on TCI notes). After applying the note, run program WDG_MAINTAIN_UR_MIMES to check the consistency.

The SAP GUI for HTML patches are delivered on kernel level.

3 thoughts on “Webdynpro unified rendering updates”

  1. A good article. I need to check the patch level of Unified Rendering.
    However, both methods give me different results !!!
    The report shows UR Version 10.30.7.327619.0
    Transaction SITSPMON shows:

    UR Version 10.30.7.327619.0
    UR Time Stamp 202009070913

    And no record of UR Patch, as shown in your screenshot !!! I would interpret the above output of UR Time Stamp as 2009. I am totally lost 🙁

    1. Tab support information is added with kernel patch.
      See OSS note 2257042 – Support Information in SITSPMON for exact level for each SAP netweaver version.

      See OSS note 2936178 – How to check the UR version used by applications and custom themes on detailed instructions of the versions.

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