Course announcements

  • Are you responsible for the smooth operations of SAP systems? This course delivers fundamental knowledge you need to keep the system running. You will get acquainted with a broad spectrum of administrative activities for AS ABAP-based SAP Systems. After completing the course you will be prepared to carry out administrative tasks for SAP Business Suite as well as for SAP S/4HANA. As the technological platform, AS ABAP is common to both.
  • During these five days you will learn to start and stop SAP stems and how to configure them, how to manage users and create backups, prepare for system maintenance - and more.
  • Throughout the training you will work with administrative rights on the operative system as well as in the SAP system.

Course information

  • Fundamentals
    • Basic Architecture of SAP NetWeaver AS
    • Process of a System Logon (AS ABAP)
    • Configuring SAP Logon
    • Logon Groups in AS ABAP
    • Appendix - Analysis Transactions
  • Starting and Stopping
    • System Start Process
    • Tools for Starting and Stopping SAP Systems
    • System Start: AS ABAP Logs
  • Introduction to System Configuration
    • How the System Evaluates Its Parameters
    • How Profile Parameters Are Set
    • Setting Up Operation Modes
    • Working with Tasklists
  • Working with the Database
    • Architecture of Database Systems
    • Central Database Administration with the DBA Cockpit
    • Outlook: Monitoring the Database
    • Appendix: Fundamentals of SAP Data Archiving
  • User Administration
    • User Administration Concept
    • Authorization Concept
    • Login Parameters and User Info
    • Appendix: Advanced User Administration Topics
  • RFC Connections
    • Fundamentals and Variants for Using RFC
    • Setting Up RFC Connections
  • Software Maintenance
    • SAP Notes and SAP Support Packages
    • Preparation for Software Maintenance
    • Support Package Manager (SPAM) and Software Update Manager (SUM)
    • Importing SAP Support Packages
    • SAP Enhancement Packages
  • Output Management
    • Configuring Printers in AS ABAP
    • The Concept of Logical Spool Servers
    • Managing Spool Requests
    • Printing Assistant for Landscapes
  • Background Processing
    • Fundamentals of Background Processing
    • Time-Based Job Scheduling
    • Event-Based Job Scheduling
    • Background Processing: Other Topics
    • Appendix: Job Management
  • System Monitoring and Troubleshooting
    • Monitoring Architecture
    • SAP Solution Manager Monitoring - Introduction
    • Traces and Logs
    • Troubleshooting Procedures
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Explain the architecture of SAP NetWeaver Application Server
    • Describe the procedure of a system logon (AS ABAP)
    • Learn about the SAP system configuration
    • Describe the architecture of database systems
    • Explain the user administration fundamentals
    • Explain the monitoring architecture and troubleshooting
  • System Administrator
  • System Architect
  • Technology Consultant


  • Basic knowledge of operating systems and database


  • none
  • SAP S/4HANA 1809
  • ABAP Platform 1809
  • AS ABAP 7.53

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