SAP ERP

SAP BASIS - SAP ERP 2004 - ECC 6.0 EHP4  
SAP SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION 
SUMMARY OF THE TOPICS COVERED 
UNIT - 1

  • INTRODUCTION TO ERP WORLD
  • EVOLUTION SAP AS A COMPANY
  • ADVANTAGES OF SAP OVER OTHER ERP’S
  • MULTI TIER  CLIENT- SERVER SOLUTIONS FROM OF SAP
  • ERP APPLICATIONS OVERVIEW
  • SAP SERVICES OVERVIEW
  • INTRODUCTION TO VARIOUS PLATFORMS OF OS, DB AND HARDWARE
  • CONCEPT OF NETWORKING, DOMAINS, LANDSCAPE ETC.
  • UNDERSTANDING THE VARIOUS TYPES OF PROJECTS IN SAP
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE IMPLEMENTATION METHODOLOGIES (ASAP)

UNIT– 2

  • INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT RELEASES OF SAP
  • INTRODUCING THE ARCHITECTURE OF SAP
  • WEB APPLICATION SERVER BASIC CONCEPTS
  • SYSTEM CENTRAL INTERFACES-DISPATCHER- WORK PROCESOR ARCHITECTURE
  • SERVICES- DVEBMGS
  • PRESENTATION INTERFACE
  • DATABASE INTERFACE
  • COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS AND INTERFACES
  • MEMORY MANAGEMENT
  • SAP WEB AS MULTITIER CLIENT-SERVER ARCHITECTURE
  • INTERNET TRANSACTION SERVER AND INTERNET BUSINESS FRAMEWORK
  • WEB APPLICATION SERVER – INTERNET CONNECTION MANAGER
  • WEB DISPATCHER AND SAP J2EE ENGINE

UNIT – 3
SAP SYSTEMS DISTRIBUTION AND SERVICES

  • INSTANCE PROFILES – START, DEFAULT AND INSTANCE PROFILES
  • LOGON LOAD BALANCING AND LOGON GROUPS
  • STARTING AND STOPPING OF SAP SYSTEMS
  • ENTERPRISE SERVICE ARCHITECTURE

INTRODUCTION TO SAP NETWEAVER APPLICATION PLATFORM

  • SAP ENTERPRISE PORTAL
  • SAP BUSINESS INFORMATION WAREHOUSE
  • SAP EXCHANGE INFRASTRUCTURE

UNIT – 4

  • PLANNING SAP NETWEAVER INSTALLATION
  • PLANNING CONCEPTS
  • SAP IMPLEMENTATION TOOLS
  • SAP SOLUTION MANAGER
  • INSTALLATION ELEMENTS
  • DOCUMENTATION NEEDS
  • DIFFERENT VARIATIONS IN WEB AS INSTALLATIONS
  • PLATFORMS
  • SYSTEM LANDSCAPE DIRECTORY
  • SIZING PROCESS
  • SAP NETWEAVER RAPID INSTALLER
  • DEMONSTRATION OF INSTALLATION OF SAP ECC 6.0
  • POST INSTALLATION ACTIVITIES
  • TMS CONFIGURATION
  • CREATION OF VIRTUAL SYSTEMS
  • ONE-SYSTEM,TWO-SYSTEM AND THREE-SYSTEMS LANDSCAPES
  • LIVE EXAMPLE OF AN INSTALLATION AS AN ILLUSTRATION

UNIT – 5
WORKING WITH SAP SYSTEM

  • INTRODUCTION TO A SAP SYSTEM, SAP GUI AND TRANSACTION CODE
  • STARTING AND STOPPING OF AN SAP SYSTEM
  • INSTANCES AND OPERATION MODES
  • PROFILE PARAMETER MAINTENANCE
  • SPECIFIC MONITORING T-CODES
  • SYSTEM LOG
  • ABAP DUMP ANALYSIS
  • CHECKING APPLICATION SERVERS AND WORK PROCESSORS
  • LOCK ENTRIES
  • CANCELLED UPDATE REQUESTS
  • SYSTEM MESSAGES
  • RFC DESTINATIONS
  • SAP GATEWAY MONITOR
  • MESSAGE SERVER MONITOR
  • INTERNET COMMUNICATION FRAMEWORK AND ICM MONITOR

UNIT– 6

  • CLIENT ADMINISTRATION
  • CREATION OF CLIENT
  • DELETING OF CLIENT
  • COPYING OF CLIENT (LOCAL, REMOTE, EXPORT ETC.)
  • CLIENT COPY/TRANSPORT LOG  CHECK
  • SYSTEM COPY – DATABASE COPY AND CLIENT COPY
  • CCMS MONITORING
  • CCMS ALERT MONITOR
  • ADAPTING THE MONITOR SETS
  • AUTO-REACTION METHODS

UNIT – 7
ROUTINE TASKS

  • CRITICAL TASKS, DAILY TASKS, WEEKLY TASKS, MONTHLY TASKS, QUARERLY TASKS

AND ANNUAL TASKS

  • BACKUP AND RESTORE STRATEGIES
  • PERFORMANCE ISSUES
  • CRASH AND DISASTER RECOVERY

SECURITY IN SAP

  • LEVELS OF SECURITY
  • ACCESS SECURITY
  • OPERATIONAL SECURITY
  • DATA SECURITY
  • SAFEGUARDING THE SAP SYSTEM
  • PREVENTING MULTIUSER LOGON
  • PASSWORD POLICY IMPLEMENTATION
  • LIMITING ACCESS TO DEFAULT USERS
  • LOCKING OF CRITICAL T-CODES
  • LOCKING THE PRODUCTION SYSTEM
  • OPERATIONAL SECURITY
  • SECURITY AUDITS
  • AUUDIT INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • SECURITY AUDIT LOG

UNIT – 8

  • USER ADMINISTRATION
  • CREATION OF NEW USERS
  • COPYING OF EXISTING USERS
  • MAINTAINING USERS
  • MASS CHANGES
  • RESETING  THE PASSWORD/ LOCKING AND UNLOCKING OF USERS
  • USER GROUPS ADMINISTRATION
  • CONTROLLING OF USERS
  • DELETING OF USER SESSIONS
  • DISPLAY OF ACTIVE USERS
  • SPECIAL USER Ids AND SPECIAL AUTHORISATIONS
  • USER PASSWORD

AUTHORISATION MANAGEMENT

  • AUTHORISATION CHECK PROCESS
  • CREATING AND MAINTAINING SINGLE ROLES
  • CREATING AND MAINTAINING COMPOSITE ROLES
  • AUTHORISATION PROFILES
  • UTILITIES FOR AUTHORISATION MANAGEMENT
  • DEFAULT VALUES AND CHECK INDICATORS
  • AUTHORISATION TRACE
  • INFOSYSTEM AUTHORISATIONS

UNIT – 9
BACKGROUND PROCESSING

  • CREATING AND SCHEDULING BACKGROUND JOBS
  • MONITORING BACKGROUND JOBS
  • GRAPHICAL JOB SCHEDULING MONITOR
  • PERFORMANCE FACTORS FOR BACKGROUND JOBS

OUTPUT MANAGEMENT

  • SETTING UP OF THE SPOOL SERVERS
  • SETTING UP OF PRINTERS
  • CONFIGURING NETWORK PRINTERS
  • SETTING UP FRONTEND PRINTERS
  • TRANSPORTING OUTPUT DEVICES
  • OUTPUTTING DATA
  • OUTPUT CONTROL
  • DELETING OLD SPOOL REQUESTS
  • CHECKING SPOOL CONSISTENCY
  • CHECKING TEMSE CONSISTENCY

UNIT -10
DATABASE MANAGEMENT IN SAP

  • WORKING WITH  SAP DATABASE
  • PLANNING DATABASE ADMINISTRATION TASKS
  • PLANNING DATABASE TASKS
  • CHANGING AND DELETING DATABASE TASKS
  • CHECKING THE DBA PLANNING CALENDAR
  • CHECKING DATABASE ACTIONS
  • PERFORMING A DATABASE ANALYSIS
  • MONITORING DATABASE PERFORMANCE
  • DATABASE ADMINISTRATION—ORACLE
  • SQL*PLUS
  • STARTING AND STOPPING THE DATABASE
  • EXECUTING SQL STATEMENTS AND SQL SCRIPTS
  • MANAGING THE DATABASE
  • BR*TOOLS
  • CHECKING AND CHANGING THE STATUS OF THE DATABASE INSTANCE
  • CHECKING AND UPDATING THE DATABASE CONFIGURATION
  • MANAGING TABLE SPACES AND ASSOCIATED DATA FILES
  • BACKING UP THE DATABASE
  • RESTORING THE DATABASE
  • CHECKING THE DATABASE
  • SYSTEM COPY

UNIT -11
CHANGE AND TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

  • UNDERSTANDING OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT
  • TRANSPORTING OBJECTS
  • CREATING A TRANSPORT REQUEST
  • RECORDING CHANGES IN A TRANSPORT REQUEST
  • RELEASING A TRANSPORT REQUEST
  • IMPORTING TRANSPORT REQUESTS
  • CHECKING THE TRANSPORT LOG
  • DIRECT TABLE MAINTENANCE

UNIT – 12
SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

  • DOWNLOADING SAP SUPPORT PACKAGES
  • DETERMINING THE SYSTEMS’S CURRENT SUPPORT PACKAGE LEVEL
  • FINDING THE SUPPORT PACKAGES
  • DOWNLOADING THE SUPPORT PACKAGES
  • SYSTEM GUIDELINES ON PREPARING AND EXECUTING SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
  • PERFORMING  A KERNEL UPGRADE
  • APPLYING THE SPAM/SAINT UPGRADE
  • IMPORTING THE ABAP SUPPORT PACKS
  • MAKING THE SUPPORT PACKS AVAILABLE AND IMPORTING THEM
  • PERFORMING THE MODIFICATION ADJUSTMENTS
  • REGENERATING OBJECTS
  • PERFORMING THE REGRESSION TESTS

DIAGNOSTICS AND TROUBLESHOOTING

  • BASIC PROCEDURES OF MANUAL TROUBLESHOOTING
  • TROUBLESHOOTING WITH THE SAP SUPPORT PORTAL
  • CREATING A REMOTE SERVICE CONNECTION
  • IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP NOTES
  • CHECKING THE SYSTEM PATCH LEVEL
  • IMPLEMENTING SAP NOTES WITH NOTE ASSISTANT