SAP Basis - the secure foundation of the SAP system
Hard skills and soft skills
Standardisation of SAP operations as well as SAP systems can be seen as a preparation for automation as well as for cloud, outtasking and outsourcing service forms. Therefore, in the whole context of standardisation and automation, a sequence of tasks and systems needs to be followed. To do this, it is necessary to first make a detailed documentation of the respective object, which also describes the IST state in detail. A standardisation strategy can then be developed, defined and implemented. Only then can we consider automation, outtasking, cloud, and outsourcing.
Verify that the data file was generated. If it was not created, make sure that the [Page 10] Recreate Data File settings in SPAM settings are enabled. For more information, see Note 70752. ADD_TO_BUFFER In this step, the queue is placed in the transport buffer of your system.
Application of support patches, upgrades and installation of add-ons
An SAP administrator is responsible for controlling the SAP system in a company and ensuring its trouble-free operation. He or she maintains the SAP applications and is also responsible for their further development.
SAP provides support packages: in SAPNet - R/3 Frontend in SAPNet - Web Frontend on Collection CDs Requirements The Change and Transport System is set up correctly. There is enough space in the transport directory (UNIX: /usr/sap/trans). You must have the permissions [page 7] for the SAP Patch Manager. You must be registered with the company 000. You must have called the transaction SPAM. You are using the latest SPAM version. Procedure Support Packages from SAPNet - R/3 Load Frontend Before loading a Support Package from SAPNet - R/3 Frontend, maintain the network parameters for logging in to the SAPNet - R/3 Frontend. Use Transaction OSSordering the desired support packages in the SAPNet - R/3 frontend. Download the requested support packages from SAPNet - R/3 Frontend into your SAPS system with Support Package. A list of support packages appears. You can select the desired support packages before loading. The uncompressed support packages are displayed in bytes. The size of the Support Package allows you to estimate the time it takes to load. Check the progress bar to see if the load was successful. To return to the SPAM entry screen, select Jump Back. Define the queue (page 17).
"Shortcut for SAP Systems" makes many tasks in the area of the SAP basis much easier.
The support packages that are no longer part of the queue are still visible in the list and can be selected again.
Simple batch jobs are usually not capable of this.