Integration of SAP notes (error correction instructions)
You can call the SPAM transaction in one of the following ways: Select SAP menu Tools Maintenance Patches. Enter the transaction code SPAM. Features The SAP Patch Manager provides the following features: Loading Support Packages: Requested support packages can be loaded into your system from SAPNet - Web Frontend, SAPNet - R/3 Frontend, or Collection CDs. Inserting Support Packages: Resetting When SPAM inserts a support package into your system, a fixed sequence of steps is followed. If the Support Package implementation stops, you can resume processing at a later time. The operation will resume where it was cancelled.
There is no way around containers, and even SAP will soon have to reorient itself here and allow the NetWeaver stack to be run in containers. There are many indications that Kubernetes will win the battle for supremacy among container management tools. SAP has also already invested in Gardener and is also intensifying its partnerships with IBM and Red Hat Openshift.
Planning and conception of the system architecture, system layout, hardware sizing, system monitoring
Reachable at any time: Your competent contact person is available at all times. If you operate SAP Basis Support in your own company, personnel bottlenecks may occur. If your SAP employees are absent due to illness or vacation, there may be no equivalent replacement available.
Soft skills in particular also play an important role in this job description. Communication skills are very much in demand on a day-to-day basis, because SAP administrators are often in close contact with customers and have to respond to their wishes and questions. They also need the ability to work in a structured manner and to find creative solutions and decisions. Continuous training in the field is advisable in order not to lose touch.
Tools such as "Shortcut for SAP Systems" complement missing functions in the SAP basis area.
This provides security for the SAP installations as well as for the sometimes quite complex update and upgrade projects.
However, to protect your system from unauthorized access via the network, a correct configuration of the SAP gateway is required.