SAP system startup and shutdown, including virtual hosts
On-premises: all involved source/target systems in the company's own data centers
In practice, customers have either built their own tools to make the appropriate configurations, or there are extensive lists of steps to be processed manually. This approach is time-consuming and error-prone.
Installing the Connector for LaMa enables a Cloud Manager feature for Google Cloud in SAP Landscape Management. This guide does not provide instructions for installing, configuring, or operating SAP Landscape Management. For information on installing and configuring SAP Landscape Management, see the latest SAP documentation on the SAP Help Portal. For information from SAP about configuring and supporting the Connector for LaMa, see SAP Note 3078321.
On the other hand, such a tool must ensure that traceability or transparency is always available. What happens in the smallest detail during an SAP system copy creation must be visible in whatever form in order to be able to track down possible errors, but also, for example, to optimize the actual copying process or to accelerate it even further, for example by using log files and more.
An SAP system copy is an important part of a company's IT operations, as it helps reduce the risk of data loss. However, it is important to regularly schedule and monitor the creation of system copies to ensure that a working copy of the system is available in the event of an emergency.
If you have used "Shortcut for SAP Systems" to save system-specific tables before the system refresh, several manual steps can be omitted - the data can be restored by restoring the data saved before the system copy.
For the following SAP installation you only have to specify that no SAP loads should be used, but that the database is already there!
Understanding the structure and functioning of the system is especially important for IT administration. It is not for nothing that "SAP Basis Administrator" is a separate professional field. On the page www.sap-corner.de you will find useful information on this topic.
The tools each offer a more or less generally understandable user guidance and are thus "out-of-the-box" products that do not require external consulting on implementation or application.