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In principle, exceptionally good knowledge of computer science is essential. In addition, SAP administrators must of course be particularly well versed in this specialist area and be able to deal confidently with all issues relating to SAP solutions. Since they often also work in international companies, it is an advantage if they have a very good command of written and spoken English.
The tasks of an SAP Basis administrator are management and administration of SAP systems. In practice, it means taking responsibility for the maintenance environment of the systems, their cooperation, updating, solving user problems and efficiency issues (concerning the network, databases or operating systems), backup copies and architecture. Another task of this position is also to follow new market trends and propose compliant solutions with them.
An understandable and comprehensible strategy enables the SAP basis to derive it as easily as possible to practice and to the resulting requirements and activities. The main task of the SAP basis is to support new business models by implementing the strategy and to show how much technical and financial effort and benefit is generated. It is also the task of the SAP basis to identify the skills and resources necessary for them and to ensure their existence at an early stage.
In addition to purely administrative tasks, SAP administrators are also responsible for communication tasks. They work with the company's internal support services to find ways to help users solve and avoid problems and pitfalls they may encounter when using SAP solutions. For internal purposes, the SAP administrator also prepares documentation to look for errors and try to address the root causes. If necessary, he communicates with the company's decision makers so that improvements, adjustments and optimizations can be made to the SAP software.
With "Shortcut for SAP Systems" a tool is available that greatly facilitates some tasks in the SAP basis.
Completion In the end, you have to call the respective function block in the BW and source system, fill in the parameters and execute the function block.
When looking at the result, in addition to limiting the number of transactions that can be entered, another drawback of this variant becomes apparent: Although both associated roles are displayed, at first glance it is not possible to see which transaction is contained in which role.