How to Monitor SAP Systems

This document is intended for all persons who are responsible to monitor Production Systems in SAP. Following activities are explained in detail with screenshots:

  • Check SAP Process Overview [tc] SM51/ SM50 [/tc]
  • System Wide Work Process Overview [tc]SM66[/tc]
  • Users Logged On [tc]AL08/ SM04[/tc]
  • Spool Requests [tc]SP01[/tc]
  • Check SAP Locks [tc]SM12[/tc]
  • Check for Updates [tc]SM13[/tc]
  • Check System Log [tc]SM21[/tc]
  • Check Background Jobs [tc]SM37[/tc]
  • SAP Buffers [tc]ST02[/tc]
  • Workload Analysis [tc]ST03[/tc]
  • Operating System Monitor [tc]ST06[/tc]
  • ABAP Dump Analysis [tc]ST22[/tc]
  • Database Analysis [tc]ST04[/tc]
  • Check Database Performance[tc]DB0[/tc]2
  • Check E-Mail and Fax Messages [tc]SOST[/tc]
  • Check for failed IDOCs [tc]WE02/ WE05[/tc]

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Daily SAP Basis Activities Guide for Beginners

After reading this comprehensive material, you will get an overview for the most used SAP Basis Activities for the following processes;

  • Active Servers [tc]SM51[/tc]
  • Work process overview [tc]SM50[/tc]
  • User Overview [tc]SM04[/tc]
  • Active Users [tc]Al08[/tc]
  • System Logs [tc]SM21[/tc]
  • ABAP runtime error/ ABAP dumps [tc]ST22[/tc]
  • Client Administration
  • User Management [tc]SU01[/tc]
  • RFC Destination [tc]SM59[/tc]
  • System Profiles [tc]RZ10[/tc]
  • Logon Group  (Logon Load Balancing) [tc]SMLG[/tc]
  • Lock Entries [tc]SM12[/tc]
  • Background Job management [tc] SM36[/tc] / [tc]SM37[/tc]
  • Update Management [tc]SM13[/tc]
  • Kernel Upgrade Step by Step

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SAP Basis Training Material

I’m sure this Basis tutorial document is a must for beginners. As it explains every bit of the daily used Basis transaction processes with details and screenshots. I’m not a Basis user but I think almost all daily used transactions are covered in this 72 pages document. Some of the covered transaction codes are:

  • SM02
  • SM28
  • SM59
  • SCCL
  • SCC1
  • SM50
  • SM12
  • SM21
  • PFCG
  • SU10
  • STMS
  • SE01/SE09/SE10
  • STMS
  • SSAA
  • SU01

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