Course announcements

  • This course provides you with fundamental knowledge on how to ensure a smooth operation of SAP systems running on Application Server ABAP (AS ABAP).
  • AS ABAP is the technological foundation of SAP Business Suite as well as SAP S/4HANA systems. In this five-day training, you will learn how to perform various administrative tasks to keep the SAP system running.
  • You will learn the theoretical administration concepts within AS ABAP and work practically in an SAP system and on the operating system level.

Course information

  • AS ABAP Fundamentals
  • Starting and Stopping SAP Systems
  • Technical System Configuration
    • Setting profile parameters
    • Setting up and working with operation modes
    • Working with task lists
  • Architecture of database systems
    • Understanding basic database administration
  • Fundamentals of User Administration
    • Understanding the user administration concept
    • Understanding the AS ABAP authorization concept
  • RFC Communication
    • Setting up RFC connections
  • Software Maintenance
    • Implementing SAP Notes and SAP Support Packages
    • Preparing a software maintenance process
    • Working with the Support Package Manager (SPAM)
    • Understanding the Software Update Manager (SUM)
  • Output Management
    • Configuring printers
  • Background Processing
    • Scheduling background jobs
  • System Monitoring and Troubleshooting
    • Monitoring architecture
    • Monitoring with SAP Solution Manager
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • start and stop SAP systems
    • perform system configuration tasks 
    • describe the architecture of database systems
    • explain fundamental user administration concepts 
    • create RFC destinations 
    • implement SAP notes and SAP Support Packages 
    • configure printers in SAP systems
    • schedule and monitor background jobs 
  • System Administrator
  • System Architect
  • Technology Consultant


  • Basic knowledge of operating systems and database


  • none
  • SAP S/4HANA 2020
  • AS ABAP 7.55

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