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Install Optional Packages

Once SAP HANA, express edition (server and applications) is installed and running, use the server's built-in command line Download Manager to download optional installation packages directly to your VM.
You will learn

You will learn how to use the VM (server plus applications) image’s built-in command line Download Manager to install optional installation packages.

Prerequisites

This tutorial assumes you already installed SAP HANA, express edition.

It is possible to download optional installation packages during the server installation process – at the step when you download the OVA file – but SAP recommends you use this tutorial to install optional packages after you’ve installed, started, and tested SAP HANA, express edition.

Using the server’s built-in command line Download Manager to download optional installation packages directly to your VM is the fastest and easiest way to install optional packages, as it saves you from having to transfer files from your client machine to the VM.

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