Friday, July 27, 2018

What is SAR file and how to extract

SAR files are compressed installation files from SAP.

You need a program from SAP called SAPCAR to extract these files, something like winzip.


You will need to download SAPCAR  file from SAP download portal.

search for "SAPCAR_1014-80000938.EXE"


How to extract SAR files.

Copy the SAPCAR file into the folder which has your SAR files.

open in command prompt  and navigate to folder with the SAR files.

execute this command.

SAPCAR –xvf