- The "SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP Solution Manager, Mandatory and Managed System Configuration (7.2 SPS8)" certification exam validates that the candidate knows mandatory and managed system configuration of the SAP Solution Manager, including infrastructure. The exam also validates that the candidate can describe the various activities, functions and features that belong to the area of operations of the SAP Solution Manager solution.
- To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
- You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).
Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.
SAP EarlyWatch Reports and Service Level Reporting > 12%
Unit 9 and Unit 16: Explain the SAP EarlyWatch Alert (EWA) Concept and Configuration, perform the manual Creation of an SAP EarlyWatch Alert (EWA) Report Configure Service Level Report. Produce Service Level Report and explain how to access Service Level Reports (SLR).
Managed Systems Configuration > 12%
Unit 6: Explain how to prepare the Managed Systems configuration and perform the Managed Systems configuration. Explain the available user interfaces for SAP Solution Manager and customization.
SAP Solution Manager Enviroment and SAP Solution Manager Sizing 8% - 12%
Unit 1 and Unit 3: Describe the Application Lifecycle Management with SAP Solution Manager, Managing Authorizations in SAP Solution Manager. Describe the sizing considerations for SAP Solution Manager, describe the installation and upgrade of a SAP Solution Manager system
SAP Solution Manager System Landscape Design 8% - 12%
Unit 2: Explain the SAP Solution Manager architecture and a typical SAP Solution Manager landscape. Explain the Agent Infrastructure and planning of the Agent Infrastructure. Planning the SAP Solution Manager Landscape
SAP Solution Manager Configuration 8% - 12%
Unit 5: Describe the prerequisites for the Solution Manager configuration and explain the Guided Procedures for configuration of SAP Solution Manager. Perform the system preparation, infrastructure preparation and basic configuration.
Change Management 8% - 12%
Unit 11: Explain the functions and prerequisites of the Maintenance Planner. Explain planning a system update in Maintenance Planner. Explain the License Management function and System Recommendations function.
Job Management 8% - 12%
Unit 12: Explain the Job Request and perform the Job Documentation function. Perform the scheduling configuration. Explain how to monitor Background Jobs and analyze Background Processing with SAP Solution Manager.
System and Application Monitoring and Dashboards 8% - 12%
Unit 14 and Unit 15: Explain MAI Architecture and features. Explain the Monitoring Template concept and configuration. Explain Alert Inbox, System Monitoring and Dashboards functions.
System Landscape Management (SLD, LMDB) and Process Management (SOLADM, SOLDOC) 8% - 12%
Unit 4 and Unit 8: Describe Functions and Consumers of the System Landscape Directory (SLD), describe how to synchronize data to the Landscape Management Database (LMDB). Explain the Solution Administration and Solution Documentation function. Explain the Solution, the Logical Component Group, Logical Component and the Landscape Model.
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Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as "Topic Areas" and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.
Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.
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