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SAP Basis FastTrak WAS 700

2009
Question 1.

Use transaction SM51 to answer the following questions.
a. Which instance are you working in?
Ans: Instance = 00

b. Which work process types are configured on your SAP Web
Application Server?
Ans: DIA, ENQ, UPD, BGD, SPO, UP2

Question 2.

a. Find out what parameter rdisp/wp_no_dia means.
What is its default value? (Hint: use RZ11)

Ans: Parameter rdisp/wp_no_dia gives details about number of
dialog work processes.
Default Value = 2

Question 3.

a. Check whether the Internet Communication Manager of your SAP
instance has been started. The Internet Communication Manager is
started by means of parameter rdisp/start_icman. (Hint: Use
RSPFPAR)

Ans: Default value is true which means it has started.

b. Which protocols have been configured for your Internet
Communication Manager? (Hint: Use SMICM)

Ans: SMTP & HTTP protocols have been configured for Internet
Communication Manager.

Question 4.

Answer the following question using transaction SM50.
a. How many dialog work processes are there on the instance that
you are logged on to?

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our queries are processed by different work processes. It shows the following error:- "Maintenance of user USR07 locked by user USR05" It is so because only one user can use Maintenance mode at a time. a. Question 5. and access your user data in change mode.SAP Basis FastTrak WAS 700 2009 Ans: 9 Dialog Work Processes are there on the instance that we are logged on to. b. Choose Execute (F8). Do the lock entries still exist? Ans: Lock Entries doesn't exist now after ending the session. Are your queries always processed by the same work process? Ans: By choosing Refresh several times in the process overview. enter your own user name. Display the update records to be processed in your SAP system client. Choose Refresh several times in the process overview. Check which tables have locks set using the list of lock entries (SM12). Open another session and attempt to access the same data in display mode and in change mode. Call transaction SU01 or user maintenance. b. (Hint: Call transaction SM13 and. a. Question 6. A [Type text] Page 2 . Ans: Table Name: USR05 c. Delete the session that is in change mode for your user data using the user overview SM04. select all the updates to be executed today in your client. on the initial screen. Does it work? Why? Ans: We can see the user in Display Mode But can't access it is Change Mode.

If one record (or more) has the status ‘error’. What are the advantages of a three-tier client / server configuration as compared to a single-tier or two-tier configuration? Ans: Advantages of a three-tier client/server configuration as compared to a single-tier or two-tier configuration: 1) Simpler scalability 2) Load balancing possible 5. You can obtain an overview of the scheduled background jobs with transaction _SM37. 4. on which you select ABAP short dump (button with list icon). Answer the following questions in brief. You can control the granularity of the logged information using the profile parameter rdisp/TRACE. Ans: Successfully displayed. This displays a new screen. error messages and warnings are displayed. Which SAP processes are started when the SAP system or an instance is started? Ans: (i) SAPOSCOL (ii) Message Server (iii) Gateway Server 2. then select it. select the corresponding update module. Question 7.SAP Basis FastTrak WAS 700 2009 list of all records still to be updated for the time period selected is displayed. There are 4 trace levels. 1. at level 1 3. On the next screen. Which process at the application server level receives the user request? [Type text] Page 3 . by default. You can use transaction SM02 to send a system message to the users that are logged on. You can display the users logged on to the SAP system with transactions SM04 (for each instance) and AL08 (system- wide). Log information for the dispatcher is stored in the file dev_disp.

that forms a runnable SAP system is known as the central instance. Which work process type can you find on an SAP Web Application Server? Ans: a)Dialog work process b) Update work process c) Background work process d)Enqueue work process e) Spool work process 7. [Type text] Page 4 . Is the assignment of users to dialog work processes fixed? Ans: No. 11. the assignment of users to dialog work processes is not fixed. thereby enabling communication with the database. Database transactions are based on the ACID principle. So are SAP transactions. 8. What tasks does the task handler carry out? Ans: The task handler coordinates processes and manages resources within a work process. 10. Where is the lock table? Ans: The lock table is a table in the main memory of the enqueue server. It is only as a result of all of these bundled database transactions that the data is consistent in business terms 12. What is meant by the term central instance? Ans: The instance together with the database. The database interface translates ABAP Open SQL into database-specific SQL. 6. Why does the database transaction concept nevertheless not cover all the needs of the SAP system? Ans: An SAP transaction can bundle several database transactions.SAP Basis FastTrak WAS 700 2009 Ans: Dispatcher process receives the user request at the application server level. What does the SAP Web Application Server database interface enables you to do? Ans: Database Interface is a component of a work process that connects it to the database. 9.

SAP Basis FastTrak WAS 700 2009 13. while the update work process handles the final update of the target. During asynchronous updates. which process records the data to be changed in VB* tables? Ans: The dialog process records the data to be changed in the VB* tables. [Type text] Page 5 . Why are asynchronous updates used for dialog transactions? Ans: The updating system is a technology which allows SAP transactions to off-load time-intensive database changes. 14.