AS ABAP - Administration



Based on the fundamental understanding of SAP NetWeaver technology you gained in SAPTEC, this course introduces you to many different tasks that you will encounter as a person technically responsible for SAP systems based on SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP (AS ABAP). In this course, you will acquire knowledge and hands-on experience to keep the system running.

The course will not only provide lots of practical knowledge but will also give you some insight into the inner working of AS ABAP-based SAP systems.

Understanding the concepts and principles of the functions you are introduced to, will improve the efficiency of your day-to-day work and also prepares you for gaining detailed knowledge in more specialized tasks and topics

This course is based on software release SAP NetWeaver 7.4 SP10.

  • System architect
  • System administrator
  • Technology consultant
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of operating systems and databases Learning Objectives
  • Architecture of SAP NetWeaver Application Server
  • Procedure of a system logon (AS ABAP)
  • SAP system configuration
  • Architecture of database systems
  • User administration fundamentals
  • Monitoring architecture and the troubleshooting

1. Fundamentals

  • Explaining the Architecture of SAP NetWeaver Application Server
  • Describing the Process of a System Logon (ABAP)
  • Configuring SAP Logon
  • Setting up Logon Groups in AS ABAP
  • Operating Common System Administration Tasks

2. SAP Start and Stop Procedure

  • Outlining the Start Procedure of an SAP System
  • Outlining the Start Process of the SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP
  • Starting and Stopping SAP Systems
  • Analyzing the AS ABAP Logs at a Failed System Start
  • Scheduling Downtimes

3. SAP System Configuration

  • Analyzing System Profile Parameters
  • Maintaining Profile Parameters
  • Configuring Operation Modes

4. Fundamentals of Working with the Database

  • Outlining the Architecture of Database Systems
  • Operating the Central Database Administration with the DBA Cockpit
  • Monitoring the Database

5. Fundamentals of User Administration

  • Creating Users and User Groups
  • Maintaining Authorization Roles
  • Maintaining Login Parameters and User Info
  • Outlining Advanced User Administration Topics

6. RFC Connections

  • Demonstrating the Fundamentals and Variants for Using RFC
  • Setting Up Remote Connections

7. Software Maintenance

  • Implementing SAP Notes and SAP Support Packages
  • Preparing for Software Maintenance
  • Operating the Support Package Manager (SPAM) and Software Update Manager (SUM)
  • Applying SAP Support Packages
  • Outlining the Concept and Architecture of SAP Enhancement Packages

8. Output Management

  • Configuring Printers in AS ABAP
  • Managing Spool Requests
  • Setting Up Printing Assistant for Landscapes (PAL)

9. Background Processing

  • Outlining the Fundamentals of Background Processing
  • Scheduling Time-Dependent Jobs
  • Scheduling Event-Dependent Jobs
  • Operating Special Functions in Background Processing
  • Scheduling Jobs in the Work Center in SAP Solution Manager

10. System Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Explaining the Monitoring Architecture
  • Monitoring SAP Systems
  • Monitoring with SAP Solution Manager
  • Developing a Troubleshooting Procedure
  • Troubleshooting with Traces and Protocols