How relevant is SAP Basis?
Further information on DBACOCKPIT
Daily checks are still commonplace for many SAP customers today; with Avantra, they are a thing of the past. These are manual checks that a bot can perform hundreds of times each day. Similarly, a bot can create incidents or notifications when something goes wrong.
It is of great importance to keep the knowledge of SAP Basis experts in the company transparent. One possibility is of course to "look over the shoulder" or to ask the expert directly. However, this is very time-consuming and puts a strain on the expert himself.
SAP systems also need to be maintained
SWPM - the Software Provisioning Manager integrates the classical tools like sapinst, ehpup, etc. for the maintenance/installation of SAP systems.
In the authorization environment, in addition to assigning authorizations to SAP users, there are a number of important SAP Basis settings that you should check regularly to ensure that your SAP system is fully protected, both internally and externally. For example, particularly in the context of an audit, it is important to ensure that changes to the SAP system always remain traceable. In this blog, I would like to show you how you can best implement this and what to look out for.
The "Shortcut for SAP Systems" tool is ideal for doing many tasks in the SAP basis more easily and quickly.
To get the current status of a database connection, see the DBCONT table.
Standardised procedures can help to introduce proprietary developments, such as test strategies or service level agreements (SLAs).