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 S/4HANA as well as SAP Business Suite 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

  • Fundamentals of Application Server ABAP
  • Starting and Stopping Application Server ABAP
    • Concept and tools
  • System Configuration
    • Profile parameters, operation modes, task lists
  • Introduction to Database Administration
    • Basic database administration tasks
  • Users and Authorizations
    • AS ABAP user administration and authorization concept
  • RFC Communication
    • RFC connections
  • Maintaining SAP Software
    • SAP Notes and SAP Support Packages
  • Printing
    • AS ABAP printing concept
    • Configuration, monitoring and housekeeping
  • Background Processing
    • Configuration and monitoring
  • System Monitoring and Troubleshooting
    • Local monitoring architecture
    • Monitoring concept 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 databases


  • none
  • SAP S/4HANA 2021
  • AS ABAP 7.56

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