SAP Basis Integration of SAP systems with Solution Manager

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Integration of SAP systems with Solution Manager
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 solutions compliant with them.

The security of an SAP system requires protection against unauthorised access, e.g. through the secinfo and reginfo files. A cleanly implemented authorisation concept protects against attacks within the SAP system. However, it is also possible to attack your SAP system via the network. Through the RFC Gateway Server, your system communicates with external servers and programmes. One particularly effective way to protect against this are so-called Access Control Lists (ACL). Find out what this is and how you can use it to better protect your SAP system. The SAP Standard offers different approaches for gate protection. All methods combined can provide even greater safety. For example, it is possible to use Access Control Lists (ACL) to monitor exactly which external programmes and which hosts can communicate with the gateway. Another option is to configure the gateway to support Secure Network Communication (SNC). Finally, there are various security parameters for the gateway. This article focuses on the use of ACL files such as secinfo and reginfo files. What is an ACL? Access control lists are files in which permitted or prohibited communication partners can be recorded. For the gateway to use these ACL files, parameters must be set in the default profile of the SAP system and of course the files must be maintained accordingly. With the help of logs and traces, which can be configured for this purpose, a precise investigation can be made in advance of the activation, which connections currently run via the gateway. This allows them to prevent important applications with which your system communicates from being blocked by the ACL files. The rules in the ACL files are read from top to bottom of the gateway to decide whether to allow a communication request. If none of the rules matches the requesting programme, it will be blocked. Network-based ACL The network-based ACL file contains permitted and prohibited subnets or specific clients.
Preparation of the migration to the SAP HANA database
This step prompts you to customise your modifications to Repository objects by calling the transaction SPAU. EPILOGUE In this step the insertion is completed. Among other things, it is checked that the queue has been fully processed. SPAM: Troubleshooting The SAP Patch Manager performs several steps during the recording. If errors occur, SPAM will interrupt the playback to ensure consistency of the recording. After fixing the error, you can resume playback. When you cancel, a dialogue box appears with the information on which step and why the editing failed. This dialogue box is also available when you select Jump Status and then Queue, Support Package or SPAM Update (View Support Package Status (page 29)). Depending on the processing step in which the error occurred, the dialogue box will provide you with additional specific assistance to correct the error. You may also need to reset the status of a Support Package [page 36]. If you are having problems downloading Support Packages from the SAPNet - R/3 frontend, please see Note 34376. If you are having problems working with SPAM, read the note 17381This note gives you an overview of known problems and their solutions. For a list of the most important information about Online Correction Support (OCS), see Note 97620, which is updated regularly. If you are unable to resolve your issue with the information provided or with the following information, then record a problem message in the SAPNet - R/3 frontend with the information from the error dialogue box and send it to the BC-UPG-OCS topic group. Note 97660 when capturing the problem message. See also: Generation Error [Page 30].

All topics are relevant, which may also be of interest to a customer. Ideally, you get a balanced communication structure in the communication triangle between marketing, the target group and your own employees. Internal communication is an important aspect for the SAP basis. It is primarily a matter of passing on or communicating your own services, IT products and positioning to your employees. STEP 10: PLANNING The planning provides a translation of the previously agreed definitions into concrete measures. A description of the measure shall be provided. The measures can now be scheduled and included in a cost overview. Above all, it is important to plan realistically and to consider dependencies. This step, too, is of great interest to the SAP basis and is necessary to translate the previously agreed specifications into a concrete marketing concept of the SAP basis.

Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" complement missing functions in the SAP basis area.

Here you can use the search help (F4).

At our company, for example, Ansible is used for mass rollouts of agents in large environments.
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