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Note 458024 - BW objects cannot be processed (upgrade is running)

Header
Version / Date 10 / 2005-03-30
Priority Correction with high priority
Category Program error
Primary Component BW-SYS Basis System and Installation
Secondary Components BW-WHM Data Warehouse Management

Summary
Symptom

BW objects (InfoCubes, InfoObjects, and so on) cannot be processed.The RSO 840 message is issued:"The upgrade is already running - you are not able to change objects".
However, processing of the objects is necessary because they must be active for the conversion of the internal values (note 447341).

Other terms

RSO840, transport system, locked by transport system, upgrade

Reason and Prerequisites

This is a program error which prevents BW objects from being processed in the prepare phase of the upgrade.This check is provided in the prepare phase (tool import) with the upgrade.
This error only occurs when you upgrade from 2.x to 3.0A or 3.1C.With an upgrade from 2.0 to 3.0B, the program is already corrected in the tool export.
The error does not occur if the Support Package level of the source system is at least Support Package 20 for 2.0B or Support Package 12 for 2.1C. --

Solution
https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/458024 (SAP Service marketplace login required)

Key words : support package, prepare phase,

Affected Releases
Software Component Release From Release To Release And subsequent
SAP_BW2020B20B
SAP_BW3030B30B
SAP_BW310310310
SAP_BW35350350
SAP_BW70700700
SAP_BW_VIRTUAL_COMP30 35030B30B

Correction delivered in Support Package
Support Packages Release Package Name
SAP_BW30BSAPKW30B27
SAP_BW30BSAPKW30B27
SAP_BW310SAPKW31021
SAP_BW310SAPKW31021
SAP_BW350SAPKW35012
SAP_BW350SAPKW35012
SAP_BW700SAPKW70001
SAP_BW_VIRTUAL_COMP30BSAPK-30B33INVCBWTECH

Related Notes
826079Data cannot be loaded during the upgrade before the downtime
647752SAPBWNews BW 3.0B Support Package 20
603852Additional information about upgrading to SAP SCM 4.0
510835Additional information on upgrading to BW 3.0B
458363Prepare in upgrade: Inconsistent InfoObjects + InfoCubes
447341values for ALPHA conversion routine
422023Additional information on upgrading to BW 3.0A
337950Queries (and other objects) cannot be edited