Course announcements

  • In this course you will learn how to prepare and perform a downtime- optimized conversion (SAP ECC system to SAP S/4HANA system), from a system administrator point of view.

Course information

  • Get the overview on the approach 
  • Understand the concept of downtime-optimized Conversion 
  • Find the SAP Note on prerequisites, restrictions, and issues  Prepare and start a downtime-optimized Conversion run 
  • Enable the approach 
  • Create a customer buffer with FI customizing 
  • Prepare Impact Analysis 
  • Determine the tables for uptime processing 
  • Choose the approach in the UI  Executing approach specific activities 
  • Examine the main blocks and phase names 
  • Check database triggers 
  • Understand restrictions / Freeze Triggers 
  • Explain the role of SHD and TMP instances  
  • Explain the process to apply "Shadow Notes"  
  • Reconfigure the temporary system to add resources   
  • Adapt customizing on TMP 
  • Monitor the replication process  
  • Understand the two process types for replication  Understand project specific requirements 
  • Consider Load verification 
  • Plan Project cycles 
  • Understand technical architecture 
  • This course will prepare you to: 
    • Find the SAP Note on restrictions and issues  
    • Explain the prerequisites and the required preparation steps  
    • List the relevant phases and their activities  
    • Start a downtime-optimized Conversion run  
    • Monitor the replication process  
    • Explain the two process types for replication (R3load, ABAP batch) 
    • Check database triggers  
    • Explain the role of SHD and TMP instances  
    • Explain the process to apply "Shadow Notes"  
    • Reconfigure the temporary system to add resources  
    • Create a customer buffer with FI customizing  
    • Select appropriate tables for uptime migration ("downtime-optimized DMO") 
  • System Administrator 
  • Technology Consultant 

Essential

  • * Essential: 
  • ADM328    * Recommended: 
  • Experience with the Software Update Manager (SUM) 
  • SAP S/4HANA 1909
  • SUM 2.0 SP10
  • System setup is not typical, so timings and potential issues shall not be taken as typical
  • The goal of this course is the preparing and performing of a downtime optimized conversion of an SAP S/4HANA conversion of an SAP ECC system from a system administrator point of view. In addition, relevant aspects for project and test cycle planning are discussed.
  • The training class uses SAP S/4HANA 2020 as target product version, but the content of the class is applicable for conversions to SAP S/4HANA 1909 and above.
  • The following are not covered in this course: A complete downtime-optimized Conversion run.

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