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Creating Database Statistics, Index Rebuilds, and Log Backup Jobs – MS SQL Server Database statistics refresh jobs should be scheduled to run twice daily on all the SAP systems. But occasionally a manual refresh needs to be done due to table reorganization, index rebuild, etc. 1. Log on to the server using the <sid>adm user ID. 2. Open the MS SQL Server Enterprise Manager. 3. Expand the navigator tree until you see the Management entry. Expand it. 4. Right-click on Database Maintenance Plans and click New Maintenance Plan. 5. Use the wizard to create the job you need. 6. You may now close the Enterprise Manager session and log off the server. Creating Database Statistics, Index Rebuilds, and Log Backup Jobs – Oracle 1. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance any client. 2. Go to transaction DB13. 3. On the DBA Planning Calender for Oracle Database <SID>: Maintain screen, double-click on a blank line on any day in the future. 4. On the Schedule Action for <Day>. DD.MM.YYYY popup, use the radio button to turn “on” the task you want to do. For each action, you need to fill in the Start Time in military time format, the Period (Weeks) which is how many weeks between running of this job – blank for one time only, 1 for weekly, 2 for bi-weekly, etc. and Calender if you want to use any calendar except the SAP supplied standard Factory calendar. These are the details for each action: Whole Whole Whole Whole database offline + redo log or database offline backup or database online + redo log or database online backup Generic tape names for database backup Database backup profile – usually init<SID>.sap Options for ReDo log backup Redo log backup Generic tape names for database backup Options for ReDo log backup Partial database offline backup or Partial database online backup Tablespace names to be included in the back up Generic tape names for database backup Database backup profile – usually init<SID>.sap
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SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux .com/site/saparchives/SAP-BASIS-BASICS http://sites.google. Click on the Specify start condition button or press F5. check that all the job information is correct and then click the Save button one last time.google.google.com/site/saparchives/Home-SAP-BASIS http://sites.com/site/saparchives/sap-basis-refference-steps-1 http://sites.google.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3---windows http://sites. Then click Save once more.google. Provide the periodic values and click Save back to the main Define Background Job screen.google. On the Define Background Job screen. 7. click the Step button.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-transactions ============================================================================== Jobs.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-2---unix--linux http://sites. Click “on” the Periodic job radio button and then click the Period values button if you want to schedule to job to run on a periodic basis. Back on the Define Background Job screen.google.. and the Job Queue Scheduling a New Job 1. 3.com/site/saparchives/SAP-BASIS-configuration http://sites.google. On the main Define Background Job screen. You may now leave the DB13 transaction.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-1---windows http://sites.google. 2.google.google. =================================================================== See also :- http://sites.SAP BASIS Administration and .google.google. Select a Job Class priority of A for High.com/site/saparchives/frequently-used-procedures http://sites. Like ZBC* for a Basis job.sap Cleanup logs N/A 5. On the Start Time popup.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-2---windows http://sites. Go to transaction SM36. 6. or click the Date/Time button to specify a date/time in the future for which the job run. http://sites.google. and C for Low. click the Immediate button to start the job right away.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux Check and update optimizer status Tablespace names to be included in the statistics run Adapt next extents Tablespace names for next extents adaption Check database N/A Verify database Tablespace names to be verified Database backup profile – usually init<SID>.google. 4.google. It is SAP’s recommendation that all client-owned jobs begin with a Z for identification purposes. and ZHR* for a Human Resources job.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-interview-questions http://sites..google.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation---unix--linux http://sites. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance and client using BATCH_USER.com/site/saparchives/sap-basis-transactions http://sites. fill in the ABAP program Name and any Variant needed to run the program – you had to have created the variant using BATCH_USER before using it here. Modifying a Released or Scheduled Job 2 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM .google. fill in the Job name field with the new job name.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux http://sites.com/site/saparchives/SAP-BASIS-everything-about-sap-clients http://sites. Job Logs.com/site/saparchives/sap-training-courses-ecc-60 http://sites. On the Create Step 1 popup. And most Basis people recommend the next two characters be the initials for the SAP module for which the SAP instance runs.google. 5.com/site/saparchives/SAP-BASIS-what-is-asap http://sites.com/site/saparchives/Home-SAP-BASIS/SAP-BASIS--unknownsap-tricks http://sites. B for Medium.
you need to identify why it is stopped (running a program on another server. a final total of jobs logs cleaned will appear in the bottom Status Bar. http://sites. Go to transaction SM37. On the Change Job screen. confirm the deletion. If all else fails. On the Job Overview screen. Kill Work Process in SM50 without core. 4. In order for a job to be changed.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . It is suggested that Delete with forced mode be “on”. On the Delete batch jobs screen. 2. And enter an all-encompassing date like 01-01-1990 through 12-31-2010. click “on” all the perpetent line containing the job(s) to be deleted and then click on the Delete job from database button. If the Work Process in SM50 is in stopped state then killing it will not help much or quickly. fill in the Job name field or use any of the screens filtering options to produce a list from which you can see the job to be changed.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux 1. fill in the Job name field or use any of the screens filtering options to produce a list from which you can see the job you want to view. 4. Deleting an Active aka Runaway Job use. click “on” the line containing the job to be changed and then click Job → Change. Deleting a Released of Scheduled Job 1. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance and client.. 2.SAP BASIS Administration and . On the Delete Scheduled Jobs? popup. Try End session through SM50 or cancel program from SM66. Click on the Execute button. Once the job you changed runs. Kill process or PID via program RSBDCOS0. you must change each job scheduled to run earlier than that job you just changed. Support Package and Binary Patch Tasks 3 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . On the Simple Job Selection screen. fill in the Job name field or use any of the screens filtering options to produce a list from which you can see the job to be deleted.) Try and end those. all statuses of the job should be checked “on”. restart the SAP instance server. Click on the Execute button. 3. 5. In order for all occurances of a job to be deleted. Go to transaction SM37. 5. On the Simple Job Selection screen. it has to have a status of Schedule or Released so turn those statuses “on” and turn the rest “off”. If you have more than one occurance of the same job in your list. 3. The most important things to remember when killing a WP are: 1. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance and client as either the user ID owning the job or an administrator ID. 3. 4. make your changes and then click Save.google. Once all the specified job logs have been deleted. 3. Viewing the Job Queue 1. Opinions on this topic vary so these are good guidelines to These are pretty much in the order they should be tried: 1. Go to transaction SM37. 2. 2. A status message will appear in the bottom Status Bar as the list of job logs to be deleted is built. there is no need to do it twice or 50 times as I have seen some people do. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance and client as either the user ID owning the job or an administrator ID. fill in the filtering information you need. 3. runing in parallel etc. On the Simple Job Selection screen. Allow it a long time to stop.. 5. 2. 2. 4. Click on the Execute button. 6. Change to restart = no as otherwise the session can jump back in sometimes as most of its memory is not actually living in the WP. the poor old thing is just trying to recover rollback and reinitialize itself. Cleaning the Job Log 1. Go to transaction SE38 and type in Program name RSBTCDEL and click on the Execute button. On the Job Overview screen. all statuses of the job should be checked “on”. Kill the session via SM37 or SM04. Click on the Execute button. In order for all occurances of a job to be viewed. all occurences of the jobs running after that date will be changed as well. Log on to the appropriate SAP instance and client as either the user ID owning the job or an administrator ID.
you need to know your current support package and kernel release levels. 3. any client. several preparation steps are required: · Checking for new SPAM updates. Change the Telnet windows properties to use a Screen Buffer Size of 9999. support packages. 4. turn “on” the radion button beside the Imported Support Packages in the Directory section of the screen. http://sites. At the Linux prompt. Go to transaction SPAM. 2. 4. support packages.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . 2. 3.. support packages. On the OCS Package Directory: Imported Packages screen. on the other hand..SAP BASIS Administration and . Support Packages and Kernel Patches. click on the server for which you need the information and then click on the Release Notes button. Method Two: 1. The patching process consists of: finding you current patch levels finding what patches you should be applying downloading the patches unCARing the patches loading the patches into the patching EPS queue applying the patches Find your Current SPAM Update and Support Package Level Method One: 1. and kernel patches for application · Applying the new SPAM updates. These corrections are changes to ABAP program code and must be handled in a special way by SAP. On the SAP Servers screen.google. click the Component Information button. 2. any client.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux In order to apply new support packages and kernel patches to a SAP system. Kernel patches. Log on to your SAP instance. are fixes to SAP executables found on the SAP server. and then click Display button. Method Two: 1. 3. 2. click System -> Status… On the System: Status popup. Log on to the SAP instance sever using a Telnet session as user <sid>adm. Support Packages and Kernel Patches To check if SAP has released any new software fixes for your release of SAP. On the Support Package Manager screen. you will see the support package level for each component installed in your current SAP instance. On any SAP screen. type: 4 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . Log on to your SAP instance. 4. Go to transaction SM51. Log on your SAP instance. Checking for New SPAM Updates. On the System: Component Information popup. Kernel patches must be applied when the SAP instance is down. any client. you will see a list of all SAP Support Packages imported into your current SAP instance. and kernel patches · Mass recompiling all programs used in patched components Be aware that SPAM/SAINT update and support package application occurs within the SAP system using the SPAM transaction. To the right. On the SAP Release Information from Server screen. look down the SAP R/3 Kernel information section until you find Kernel Patch number. Please refer to the Check for New SPAM Updates. you will find the current patch level of your current SAP instance. Find your Current Kernel Patch Level Method One: 1. support packages and kernel patches · Downloading the new SPAM updates. and kernel patches · Preparing the new SPAM updates. 3.
Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. you will need to download and apply the latest SPAM update. 1. 4. Scroll back up the listing to where you entered the command in step c.sap. For example.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux disp+work –v and press ENTER.40 kernel. Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. You may now leave the SAP Marketplace. 5. For example.0 expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP KERNEL 32-BIT SAP KERNEL 6.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . Scroll down the Download screen until you find your current package level. For example. Find the Most Current SAP Kernel Patches 1.com/patches.SAR is the one you need to download. 2.20 instance but runs on a 6. So make sure that the kernel patches you download match the SAP R/3 Kernel located via SM51.com/patches.sap.SAP BASIS Administration and .0 Entry by Component CRM Server SAP BASIS 6. Scroll down the listing untill you find a line beginning patch number. Unless SAP has instructer you to use a different kernel. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen. CRM 4...20 3. To the right is the patch number for the SAP instance hosted on this server.20 3. Find the Most Current SAP Support Packages It should be noted here that sometimes an older SAP may run on a newer SAP Basis level.40 32-BIT Linux on IA32 32bit ORACLE & #Database independent 3. 4. You may leave the SAP Marketplace. Now go to the @Database independent section in the same list as 5 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . Scroll down the Download screen until under the File Name column you find SAPEXEDB*. If this SPAM version is higher than you current SPAM version.google.sap. the most recent SAPEXEDB*. to find new patches for SPAM/SAINT for CRM 6. For example.SAR files. 2. 4.com/patches. http://sites. Click the Download tab of the SPAM/SAINT UPDATE screen. Any support packages after your current level will need to be applied to your SAP System. Find the Most Current SAP SPAM Update 1. to find new patches for CRM Basis expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP CRM SAP CRM 4. to find new patches for CRM 4. 2. Find the SPAM/SAINT Update – Version XXX value. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen.20 expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP SPAM/SAINT UPDATE SPAM/SAINT UPDATE 6.0 has a Basis level of a 6. 4. You may leave the SAP Marketplace.20 SPAM/SAINT UPDATE 6. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen.
Click the Download button.com/patches. Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. Click the Download button. 2. To download a kernel patch. to find new patches for CRM Basis expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP CRM SAP CRM 4. click 6 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . click the Save button. click the Save button.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux .20 3. These two files will give you a complete kernel replace.0 expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP KERNEL 32-BIT SAP KERNEL 6. Scroll down the page until you find the SAPEXE*.sap.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux ORACLE was displayed. Once you have downloaded your SPAM/SAINT updates. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen. Alternatively. you may add the patch to your SAP Download Manager and download all patches in one batch group. 4. Now backup a step and instead of clicking ORACLE.sap. you may leave the SAP Marketplace.0 Entry by Component CRM Server SAP BASIS 6. On the Save As popup. 4. you may add the patch to your SAP Download Manager and download all patches in one batch group. click on the SAPEXEDB_<version>. Click the Download button. On the File Download popup.SAP BASIS Administration and . To download a SPAM/SAINT update.google. select a location to store the kernel patch and click the Save button. You may leave the SAP Marketplace.SAR hyperlink. Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. to find new kernel patches for CRM 4. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen.20 expand as follows: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP SPAM/SAINT UPDATE SPAM/SAINT UPDATE 6. Alternatively.SAR that matches the same number as the SAPEXEDB*. Alternatively. 4.com/patches.sap.com/patches.40 32-BIT Linux on IA32 32bit ORACLE 3. On the File Download popup. 2. you may leave the SAP Marketplace.20 SPAM/SAINT UPDATE 6. click the Save button. http://sites.. select a location to store the support package and click the Save button. To download a support package. For example. For example. you may add the patch to your SAP Download Manager and download all patches in one batch group. Once you have downloaded as many support packages as you need to apply.. 2. click on the SPAM/SAINT Update Title hyperlink. to find new patches for SPAM/SAINT for CRM 6. In the navigator tree on the right-hand side of the My Application Components screen. select a location to store the SPAM/SAINT update and click the Save button. On the Save As popup.20 3. Download SPAM/SAINT Updates 1. On the File Download popup.SAR you found in the previous step. For example. On the Save As popup. Download SAP Kernel Patches 1. Download SAP Support Packages 1. Log on to the SAP Marketplace using an OSS ID with Administration rights – http://service. click on the package Title hyperlink. 5.
Log on to the appropriate server as <sid>adm.?AR file to the /usr/sap/trans/tmp directory on the SAP Transport Domain Server which is normally the DEV server of a SAP “Flavor”. For a SAP instance. The SAP instance must be down before a kernel patch can be applied. 6. support packages. click Support Package → Load Packages → From application server. ***Due to the shutdown of the sapserv1x servers in April. and kernel patches. 9.. click the green √ picture-icon. 10. go look on sapserv1. 7. this section has been discontinued. 1. Application of SPAM/SAINT Updates 7 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . Once you have downloaded the kernel patch. 3. 4. http://sites.SAR. This produces a list of database independent kernel patches. The downloaded SAPEXE*. SAP Marketplace is the normal respository but if you can’t find your patch there. Type the following: cd /usr/sap/trans ¬ SAPCAR.*** Prepare a SPAM/SAINT Update or Support Package for Application Once you have downloaded your SPAM/SAINT Update and/or support package(s). 6. Everything should now to accessible via SAP Marketplace. The progress of the support package loads will show in the status bar at the bottom of the screen. Use the same instructions in step 5 to download the patch. From the menu bar of the Support Package Manager screen.SAR files in any directory and use the SAPCAR. Prepare other SAP Binary Patches for Application Use the same procedure as Preparing a Kernel Patch for Application.40 32-BIT Linux on IA32 32bit #Database independent 5. the storage location for other SAP binary patches can be either SAP Marketplace or sapserv1. Scroll down the SPAM: Uploading Packages from the file system screen to make sure your SPAM/SAINT update is listed. 2. 5. Logon the server to be patched as <sid>adm.?AR” ¬ This will unCAR all CAR and SAR files in the \usr\sap\trans\tmp directory to the /usr/sap/trans/EPS/in. 2. You may now leave the SPAM transaction. Log on client 000 of the appropriate SAP system.?AR” to unCAR the files.EXE -xvf “tmp\*. Use the Go Back icon to return to the previous screen. Make sure that the version number of your database independent files matches the version number of your MS SQL Server dependent file.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux #Database independent. Download Other SAP Binary Patches Unlike SPAM/SAINT updates. The full path would look like this: Support Packages and Patches My Company’s Application Components SAP KERNEL 32-BIT SAP KERNEL 6. 8. you may leave the SAP Marketplace. On the SPAM: Confirm upload popup..SAR files must be uncompressed using SAPCAR. You may now leave the server.google. Scroll down the Download screen until under the File Name column you find SAPEXE_<version>. 1.EXE. they must be moved to the appropriate transport directory and uncompressed.SAR and SAPEXEDB.EXE –xvf “*. 3. You can place the SAPEXE*.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . Log off the server. move the downloaded K*. Prepare a Kernel Patch for Application Kernel patches must be applied on the SAP server. Go to transaction SPAM.SAP BASIS Administration and .
20 or for whatever version you are using and review any problems you may have adding the SPAM/SAINT patch. So the same objects “repaired” in the advanced corrections will be “repaired” during the application of the support package. These messages look very similar to the messages generated during a change request transport. The progress of the SPAM/SAINT update application will be displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the screen. Go to the SPAM transaction. click Support Package → Import queue. and PI. All lower number support packages for this component will be applied as well.6. 9. 2. please pull the OSS Note 484219 .20 or for whatever version you are using and review any problems you may have adding the SPAM/SAINT patch. verify that the SPAM status in the Status section of the screen contains a green light. 4. Application of SAP Support Packages Before applying any support packages to your SAP system. 1. Once you are again on the Support Package Manager screen. 7. 4. 5. click the Display/Define button to build your import queue. When the Restart SPAM popup appears. The component order support packages should be applied is SAP_BASIS. 2. 8. release all “repair” change requests to prevent error messages due to locked resources. 8. To confirm that your support packages applied 8 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . please pull the OSS Note 782140 . You may notice programs compiling in the status bar at the bottom of the screen. you need to apply the update to your SAP system. Releasing the repair change requests allows the support package to overlay the temporary advanced correction “fix”. 6. ID having support packages you want to install. you need to apply the packages to your SAP system. click Support Package → Import SPAM/SAINT update. From the menu bar of the Support Package Manager screen. On the Support Package Manager screen. Go to the SPAM transaction. On the SPAM: Import Queue popup. These messages look very similar to the messages generated during a change request transport.. Select the support packages you want to apply..SAP BASIS Administration and . click the green √ picture-icon to leave the SPAM transaction.Known problems with transaction SAINT in Basis Release 6. Once you have loaded the latest support packages into your support Package manager buffer. The Package ID with the green √ to the left is the highest support package to be placed in the queue. The progress of the support package application will be displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the screen. read the displayed information and then click the green √ picture-icon to continue.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . 3. 5. Repairs are usually advanced corrections obtained from SAP Notes that are eventually accumulated into support packages. You may now leave the SPAM transaction. Click the green √ picture-icon to continue. Go to the SPAM transaction. http://sites. On the Component Selection popup. verify that the SPAM status in the Status section of the screen contains a yellow light and the Next action value is Confirm queue. click the green √ picture-icon to continue.OCS: Known problems with Support Packages in Basis Rel. When the Imported successfully Information popup displays. This is normal. A list of all application support packages for the selected component will appear in the Define Queue popup. click on the Comp. SAP_ABA. See SAP Note 782140 for information on restrictions to grouping support packages into queues.google. 6. SAP_APPL. 3. Before you apply the most current SPAM/SAINT.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux Before you apply the most current SPAM/SAINT. Log on client 000 of the appropriate SAP system. On the Support Package Manager screen. 7. Click the green √ picture-icon to confirm the queue. Log on client 000 of the appropriate SAP system using a adminitrator user ID that is not DDIC or SAP*. 1. Once you have loaded the latest SPAM/SAINT update into your support Package manager buffer. From the menu bar of the Support Package Manager screen.
SM21? Places to look: SM50: → Process → Trace → Components – is there a Trace level set? Is it greater than 1? What is the utilization of the work processes? Click the white clock picture-icon. If prompted for overwrites. 10. 2. the corresponding parameter should be increased. 4. You are ready to build another support package queue. ST03: → Select a server → Today's Workload: What are the response times? In the case of poor response times. If paging occurs in a buffer. Application of other SAP Binary Patches Use the same procedure as Application of SAP Kernel Patches. and SAP<SID>_00 services are stopped. A Support Package queue was confirmed message will appear in the status bar at the bottom of the screen. Other SAP Issues SAP System Response Troubleshooting 1. SAPOSCOL. Application of SAP Kernel Patches *** It is recommended that the /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run directory be copied to /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/backup_run before replacing the kernel *** 1. Any signs of general problems in the System Log . you may now leave the SPAM transaction. ST02: Check the buffering quality. What has changed since the performance is poor? System Parameter Changes (RZ10)? Increase in the number of users? Kernel patch? Support Packages? Linux and Oracle patches? Hardware Changes? 2.. What is the CPU utilization? → Goto → Current Data → Snapshot → Top CPU processes and display the main CPU consumers. where is most of the time needed? Button 'Top Time': Are there a lot of different transactions with poor response times or are there only a few? Is a certain transaction always slow or only sometimes? ST06: → Detail analysis menu → Hardware Info.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . 3. After the successful completion of the kernel patch. say yes to all.google. Log on to the appropriate server as <sid>adm. Also refer to SAP Note 121625 in this context. Double check that the SAP instance. What is the utilization of the disks? How high is the paging in the base pool? 9 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM .SAP BASIS Administration and . it should deactivated it in normal operation. or if you have applied all the necessary support packages. After the new kernel has been copied make sure that the following file ownerships are correct: All files in /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run <sid>adm /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run/saposcol root /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run/br* ora<sid> /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run/sapdba ora<sid> 5. click the green √ picture-icon. you may bring the instance back up and log off the server. 3. Is the total CPU for the last dialog process > 10 minutes? ST04: Is the database monitor activated? If yes.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux completely. To which extent are the hardware resources utilized? Call ST06 at times with poor system performance. To apply the new kernel patch to a R/3 instance. http://sites.. copy the new files into usr\sap\<SID>\SYS\exe\run directory.
If your installaion was never able to complete due to the instance not being able to start up. you know that the instance itself must be viable.< 25 ms High Value Indications: DB request time –. ST03: Display the corresponding performance records. DB02 → Space Statistics button 2. If only few transactions are affected by the performance problem. http://sites.Database or index problems Load time -. 2. < 1 second (update) CPU time -. The sorted results shows the top tables when it comes to rows changes per month.Not enough work processes Locked tasks Long running transactions SAP System Start Up Troubleshooting Whether you are trying to start a brand new SAP instance. Check whether modifications were made in the affected or related transactions. If your SAP instance has been up and running fine for a good while. History → All objects off/on 4. If this is a brand new SAP instance.approx 40% of average response time Wait time -. What is considered “normal” response time? Performance Standards: Response time -.< 40 ms Changes -.< 1% of average response time Load time -. 3.1 second (dialog). Click on the first number under the Rows – Chg/Month header and click the Sort button. 5.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux 4. 6. you should generate an SQL trace of the affected transactions to find out whether the database access is carried out in a useful way. then something has probably changed that makes it not come up. 4. and the installation completed 100% successfully. Press Enter on the Tables and Indexes popup 3.approx 40% of average response time Database Standards: Direct reads -. SE30: Carry out a runtime analysis for the affected transactions. you should additionally note the following points: 1.SAP BASIS Administration and . 1.Buffer problems Wait time -. · have you changed any instance paramters? · did you do a kernel replacement for some reason? · have there been SAP Support Packages applied that might necessitate a kernel replacement? · have there been OS patches? · is the database archiver stuck or hosed? · has a crucial directory run out of space? 10 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM .google.< 10 ms Sequential reads-. look for “error” in all files with the suffix “. or an old one. Click the Months button 5.. Use the sapinst directory to search the installation logs and find your problem. Look for tables that have experienced unusual monthly growth. These tables are your “database hogs”..log”. there are some very specific places to look for information. If you have a test searching tool.< 10% of average response time DB request time -. 6. the issue is probably due to lack of resources. Sort them with “ls – ltr” is see the list sorted in descending order for the ease of viewing.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . ST05: If the database times are high.
dev_rfcx. read and become familiar with your SAP Notes. Searching SAP Notes (formerly known as OSS notes) is a science as well as an art.please contact SAP" First. current and precise information. you should search the specific error message "BR602W No valid SAP license found". go to the /usr/sap/<SID>/DVEBMGS00/work directory and do the same thing in this directory. The most useful information can be found in the dev_wx. SAPGui Troubleshooting If a user seems to be experiencing SAPGui errors. Since we speak English and we realize that the SAP product was designed and implemented in Germany. Normally a very specific query will get you the results you need.. http://sites. open a problem with SAP. and search accordingly. These are mostly lists of supported printer devices. and if you had no luck. you could search for all words. dev_ms. Sort them with “ls – ltr” is see the list sorted in descending order for the ease of viewing. There are certain notes that you pull over and over again due to some task that needs fresh.42 BR602W No valid SAP license found . look at the logs in the /home/<sid>adm directory. If you didn't find a note that matched the problem. like "brbackup No valid SAP license found". patch level for SAP support packages. several things need to be checked: · Is the operating system on the user’s workstation patched to the level recommended by SAP? · Is the user using a version of SAPGui that is too old for his workstation? · Is the user using a version of SAPGui that is not certified for his operating system? · Is the user’s workstation having resource problems? 11 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM . you could make your next search a little less specifc.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux · has a semaphore or ipc segment gotten stuck from a previous run? · is your memory so fragmented that it can’t get enough primary space to start the instance? · has someone changes the directory privileges? To investigate an unsuccessful start up. But sometimes things get lost in translation. you could make it even less specific as in "brbackup SAP license error" or "SAP license error". Also provide them with the answers to the above questions as well as your current hardware and database platforms. Last. Why? Because it might contain information leading to other notes that did pertain.10 (80) BR055I Start of database backup: bdmsqjbi.anf 2004-02-27 00. we have to guess that the English word "Panic!" somehow was translated from the German word "Warning!" and that we can temporarily delay a panick attack until we can research the error. and the OS. For example. The Delicate Art of SAP Note Search How often have you seen a posted message saying "I have searched through SAP Notes and can find nothing related to this matter. And if that produced nothing tangible. etc.. If you searched for "Panic! Panic! Panic!" and got no hits. First you could search for the phrase.05. Lets use this error message as an example: "BR051I BRBACKUP 6.google.SAP BASIS Administration and . you are applying support packages and get an import error with the following message "Panic! Panic! Panic! there's no object header".SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . and not least. zip the contains of the /usr/sap/<SID>/DVEBMGS00/work directory.. If nothing obvious is found. dev_disp. and anything else you might think useful. you should read the SAP Note even if it didn't look as if it pertained 100%. Moral of the story? Realize that some things just don't translate correctly from language to language. If all else fails. If you get at least one hit."? And how often have you gone to SAP Marketplace and done a search yourself and found a hit? If we only had a had a nickle. or give you new ideas for more search terms to help narrow the scope of my query. you could try "warning message no object header".. and attach the zipped file to it. known problems with applying patches. kernel. and stderrx files.
.. You might see “You are not authorized to change users in group” or “No authorization for group users in role”.com/site/saparchives/SAP-basis-operation-3-unix--linux · Is the user’s workstation connected to the LAN? · Can a different user reproduce the same error on the same workstation? · Are there any SAPGui patches that have not been applied? Most SAPGui problems can be solved by either a) deleting and reinstalling SAPGui on the workstation. First. Make sure that these lines were added to the services file on the user’s workstation: After you have successfully configured your SAPGui. maybe the QAS system is hosed and down. Also. Now go to sm59 and do remote logins using the QAS RFC connections. on port 3200: Connect failed" error message right under the command you entered. the dispatcher is not reachable. Open a DOS-Windows and type this: telnet 10. be sure that your Insert Key is set so that you can type your password in properly – you can delete whatever is in the password field in order to enter your password.sap. Either the password or the user type for RFC_USER was changed. Retry your user change. Central User Administration is Not Transferring Change from the CUA Parent Client If CUA stops sending changes from DEV to QAS or PRD. reset the RFC_USER password in DEV. And.com/inbox http://service. and IP address 10. or the SM59 RFC connection to was changed and is no longer working. QAS.sap. or b) deleting and installing a newer version of SAPGui. see SAP Note 26417 . And make sure that the user type is Communication and not dialog. This does not mean that YOU are not authorized.SAP GUI Resources: Hardware and software.sap. resource.com/instguides http://service.11. something in the RFC setup has changed. Let’s say your user us trying to connect to System ID (SID) DEV. you will have to add their equivalents to the services file as well.10. Could not open connection to the host. System Number 00.SAP BASIS Tutorial 3 Unix & Linux . add these three lines to the bottom of your \Windows\system32\drivers\etc\services file: sapdp00 3200/tcp sapmsR3I 3600/tcp # If you have SAP Instances using System Numbers other than 00. You can close the DOS session.sap.com/licensekey http://service. If you get a logon screen for QAS. Use SCUL in DEV in your DEV CUA parent to list the errors that are occurring. http://sites.SAP BASIS Administration and . If they work (ie nothing seems to happen after you click the remote logon button) everything should now be fixed. and hardware requirements for running SAPGui. check if you are having connection problems due to firewall restrictions.com/message Read Download SAP guides Request New Open problems 12 of 13 04/15/11 10:14 AM .google.11 3200¬ If the screen rolls and goes totally blank then your dispatcher is reachable. and PRD.1. Also.11. change the password in the sm59 screen to the same password you changed RFC_USER to in DEV and QAS.1. If it still doesn’t go to QAS.10. For information regarding operating system. Important SAP Marketplace Links Inbox messages from SAP to you Installation Guides product installation License Keys Permanent License Key Messages to SAP http://service. If your window never goes completely blank and you set a "Connecting To 10. If you have never tested connectivity to a SAP instance on the workstation having the connection problem.. it means that the RFC_USER doing the ALE communication between the SAP systems is not authorized. make sure the \Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file on the workstation is correct.. first you need to make sure that the workstation can connect to the SAP server in some non-SAPGui way.1. Look for the user you tried to transport but could not.10.
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