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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Common Netweaver RFC return codes and error groups

Error Handling in RFC Server Programs. This article will help is describing the common Netweaver RFC SDK return codes and error groups and their overview with solutions. Return Code: 1) RFC_OK –> A function call was processed successfully. 2) RFC_COMMUNICATION_FAILURE –>The connection broke down while processing the function call. No response has been sent to […]

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List of Sapcontrol Command

This section only lists few sapcontrol commands . You can find a detailed list of all SAPControl options and features in the command line help, which you can call as follows: UNIX: /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/sapcontrol –help Windows: %ProgramFiles%\SAP\hostctrl\exe\sapcontrol.exe –help Below is the few sapcontrol command, 00 is represent <instance number> as an example in below, you can […]

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Meaning of the return codes in STMS

Meaning of the return codes  while importing TR through STMS : 0: Transport successful. 4: Warnings occurred. All the objects were transported successfully. Peculiarities occurred for certain objects. These might not have been intentional. Example: A warning is given during a transport if the request contains an object deletion. 6: Post-processing required The transport request […]

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ERROR: DbslExeRead failed and table or view does not exist during SLT Migration

Issue: The below error comes up when exporting/importing a System Landscape Transformation (SLT) system, in system migration ( using SWPM): (EXP) ERROR: DbslExeRead failed rc = 103, table “/1CADMC/XXXXXXXX” (SQL error 942) ORA-00942: table or view does not exist (DB) INFO: disconnected from DB Reason: During the replication process, SAP LT Replication server creates various […]

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