SAP Basis business benefits
SAP provides support packages: in SAPNet - R/3 Frontend in SAPNet - Web Frontend on Collection CDs Requirements The Change and Transport System is set up correctly. There is enough space in the transport directory (UNIX: /usr/sap/trans). You must have the permissions [page 7] for the SAP Patch Manager. You must be registered with the company 000. You must have called the transaction SPAM. You are using the latest SPAM version. Procedure Support Packages from SAPNet - R/3 Load Frontend Before loading a Support Package from SAPNet - R/3 Frontend, maintain the network parameters for logging in to the SAPNet - R/3 Frontend. Use Transaction OSSordering the desired support packages in the SAPNet - R/3 frontend. Download the requested support packages from SAPNet - R/3 Frontend into your SAPS system with Support Package. A list of support packages appears. You can select the desired support packages before loading. The uncompressed support packages are displayed in bytes. The size of the Support Package allows you to estimate the time it takes to load. Check the progress bar to see if the load was successful. To return to the SPAM entry screen, select Jump Back. Define the queue (page 17).
For more information about the lowest support package level for SAP ABA and SAP Basis to install an SAP Basis plug-in, see basis-plug-in → SAP Plug-In → SAP Basis Plug-In → Releases on the SAP Service Marketplace. For more information about the lowest support package level for the corresponding SAP R/3 Plug-In, see basis-plug- in → SAP Plug-In → SAP R/3 Plug-In → SAP R/3 Plug-In Releases on the SAP Service Marketplace. This level depends on the release of SAP R/3 or SAP R/3 Enterprise.
Support Packages from SAPNet - Web Frontend or Collection CDs are available in a compressed format. Note that you must unpack the support packages before processing. Download the support packages from the SAPNet - Web Frontend or mount the appropriate CD. Log in with the following user: Operating system users UNIX
adm AS/400 OFR Windows NT adm Go to the following subdirectory in your system: Operating system UNIX and AS/400 usr/sap/trans/tmp Windows NT :\usr\sap\TRANS\TMP Unzip the archive containing the support packages with the following command: Operating system command UNIX CAR -xvf / / / _CAR AS/400 CAR '-xvf /QOPT/ / / _CAR' Windows NT CAR -xvf :\ \ CHIVE>.CAR Put the unpacked support packages in the EPS inbox of your transport directory: Operating system EPS-Inbox of the transport directory UNIX /usr/sap/trans/EPS/in AS/400 /usr/sap/trans/EPS/in Windows NT :\usr\sap\trans\EPS\in Now bring the support packages into your system with Support Package Upload. You will see a list of uploaded support packages that are now known with all their attributes in the SAP system and can be handled in the right way by the SAP Patch Manager. Select Back to return to the SPAM entry screen.
The SAP Basis Plug-In is backward compatible and follows the release and maintenance strategy of the SAP R/3 Plug-In. SAP delivers it together with the SAP R/3 Plug-In. For more information, see SAP Service Marketplace at basis-plug-in → SAP Plug-In → SAP Basis Plug-In → Releases.
Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" are extremely useful in basic administration.
Instead of data maintenance and application development, SAP Basis is more about providing and maintaining the software environment on which the data resides and is processed.
The time period for which users can request an emergency user should be limited.