SAP Basis - System Monitoring
System monitoring involves proactive monitoring of application servers, CPU utilization, database space, monitoring log files, etc.
System monitoring also includes the following −
- Batch jobs monitoring
- Database performance monitoring
- Monitoring application users
- Spool request monitoring
- Print requests
To monitor the SAP system, use transaction code — SM51
To check the list of processes, go to Processes icon.
To monitor application users, use transaction codes — AL08 and SM04
Use transaction code — SM04
To monitor update processes, use transaction code — SM13. In User field enter ‘*’ and click on Execute.
If there is no pending request, queue will be empty as in the following screenshot −
The following table shows important transaction codes for system monitoring and performance checks −
|Monitoring System Log||SM21|
|Spool Request Monitoring||SP01|
|Monitoring Batch Job||SM37|
|Database backup logs||DB12|