SPDD/SPAU handling during the Update/Upgrade

During an upgrade or the import of a Support Package, existing objects of the SAP standard are overwritten with the objects redelivered. To help it to retain the changes to SAP objects done in a previous release, SAP provides transactions SPAU and SPDD. These transactions allow to enter their modifications into the corresponding new objects […]

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SUM UI hangs with message “Process execution in progress”

During the upgrade of a SAP NetWeaver system, the SUM UI hangs with the message “Process execution in progress” and SUM logs are not updated: The SAP Host Agent sapstartsrv.log file shows the following error: [Thr 140008373823232] *** ERROR => Permission denied: user <SID>adm has no permission for operation 020752A5173A1EDA9EE2A825F74ECFF1 [OperationPlu 326] [Thr 140008373823232] *** […]

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HDBLCM Web-UI suddenly freezes

When we use HDBLCM (SAP HANA Platform Lifecycle Management) Web-UI suddenly freezes when clicking “Update System and Components” Solutions: check the file /usr/sap/hostctrl/work/sapstartsrv.log and in that we geeting such below Wrning/Error Messages. [Thr 140632085706496] *** WARNING => Invalid file ‘runnings.commands/8CDC7192A4B21EDL08943072739590N1_0_22683_9’ [PersistentOp 343] [Thr 140632085706496] *** ERROR => Permission denied: user xyzadm has no permission to […]

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Import using the SPAM/SAINT throws error “Currently runs an update process started by the SUM”

Sometime we face below error while running an import from SAPM/SAINT Issue: When attempting an import using the SPAM/SAINT an error occurs or While defining the import queue an error message is displayed and from this point SPAM/SAINT import cannot be continued. “Currently runs an update process started by the Software Update manager (SUM)” and […]

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SMLG: ABAP and RFC Logon group concept and how it work.

A Logon Group is a group of servers that belongs to one SAP system. It is maintained in transaction SMLG. Logon groups are used to automatically distribute user logons to individual instances or to groups of SAP instances (Applications Server). Group “SPACE” is maintained automatically with all active servers. It is possible to manually overwritten […]

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SUM is restarted after a stop and shows Start option

The Software Update Manager (SUM) is restarted after a stop, and the SUM screen with “Start options” is displayed. Explanation of this behavior: –> By default, the SL Common UI starts the Software Update Manager without any special parameters, and you can skip the field Start Options. If you want to start the Software Update […]

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SUM options to change entered parameters during upgrade

In Upgrades or Support Packages updates using the Software Update Manager (SUM) tool, several system parameters are defined during PREPARE. Quite often there is a need to change one or more parameters, due to errors, poor performance or miss configured options. Most common errors derived from incorrect parameters are: *Wrong SAP SYSTEM HOST *DDIC/DB password […]

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Checklist for Performance problem in SAP Oracle Database

Below is the standard recommended checklist from SAP related to Oracle database performance for SAP application. It mentioned through below point wise with related SAP Note in details. 1) Install latest Bundle Patch. The  most recent Bundle Patch of SBP and an actual Bundle Patch of GI,EXA,ODA is always located on Marketplace or listed in […]

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How to change the location of Data Services log files/folder/directory

Below article describe how to change the location of Log folder / directory and logging file for Data services. Data Services logs are created in the %DS_COMMON_DIR%\log folder on Windows or $LINK_DIR/log directory on Unix/Linux (LINK_DIR being the name of the environment variable pointing to the DS install folder/directory). Below are detail steps: 1.Stop the […]

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No delivery to RECIPIENT due to problems with system Resources

In SAP system, we can see some email gets failed with message  with system resources in SOST tcode. Below is in detail about error and solution of that Error message: Some emails cannot be sent from the system In SOST these emails have error status ‘XS838 – No delivery to RECIPIENT due to problems with […]

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Starting or stopping the Job servers in DataServices

The SAP Data Services service (AL_JobService) is a daemon associated with $LINK_DIR that starts locally configured Job Servers and Access Servers and then monitors them and attempts to restart them if they are not running. Below is the sequence to start/stop Job Services on Linux/Unix servers. 1. Run the Server Manager. $ ./svrcfg *Note The […]

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Setting the Job Server Log Retention Period in Data Services

The Job Server Log Retention Period provides an automatic way to delete the Job Server log files such as the server_event*.logs. You can view currently stored Job Server log files in the Data Services Management Console using the Administrator application. Below is the way to check the retention value in DataServices. 1. Log in the […]

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