MARKETING & SELF-UNDERSTANDING
SAP HANA Cloud Platform (SAP HCP)
Parameters in the SAP create a high degree of flexibility. Profiles can be used to configure the system for almost any purpose. But with such a large number of parameters one quickly loses an overview of the influence of each parameter. For storage management alone, there are 20 different parameters that can be changed at different points in the SAP system. This article brings order to the mess and explains the most important parameters. There are three types of memory in the SAP system for a work process: ・ Roll Area - Local Memory Area for a Work Process ・ Extended Memory - Global Memory Area for All Work Processes ・ Private Storage /Dynamic Memory (Private Memory/Heap Memory) - Private Memory Overview of SAP System Memory Regions Parameters for the Rolling Range When a user starts a programme, a role area is created for that programme instance through a workprocess. The user context is stored in this memory area. The size of the roll area for a work process is determined by the ztta/roll_first parameter. If the storage area is not sufficient, a portion of the Advanced Memory will be allocated for the user context, the size of which will be determined by ztta/roll_extension, ztta/roll_extension_dia, and ztta/roll_extension_nondia. The latter two override ztta/roll_extension if used and offer the possibility to set different quotas for dialogue and non-dialogue work processes.
He has already gathered a lot of helpful information from the day-to-day business in his department: Johannes knows the RFC interfaces and the corresponding technical RFC users from his work with the applications. He also quickly got the password for various RFC users via the radio ("As long as passwords are only communicated by phone and never exchanged in writing, we are clean!"). And that the RFC users are generously entitled even in productive systems is no longer a secret ("Better to have more permissions than too little; the RFC connections have to run, otherwise there is trouble from the specialist areas!"). Since Johannes has access to the SE37 as a developer, it is not a problem to get the necessary access using the function block BAPI_USER_CHANGE - disguised as RFC User. In short, it changes the user type of a technical RFC user in a production system from
to by calling the function block.
Administration of users
However, the tasks also include strategic and planning aspects. For example, administrators define requirements and standards, select and control upgrades or enhancements, implement monitoring processes, and take care of necessary backups and emergency management.
It is therefore not unusual for the authorisation allocations to be regularly reviewed in the course of a revision or by external auditors. This is a very laborious process with SAPS standard tools. In this scenario, an authorisation administrator would first have to manually assign each employee to a specific manager and determine their roles. After that, these roles should be exported from the system (for example, to an Excel file) and then submitted to the supervisor so that he can decide whether the role assignment is appropriate or not.
"Shortcut for SAP Systems" simplifies tasks in the area of the SAP basis and complements missing functions of the standard.
Because hybrid landscapes are seen as the operating model of the future, it is necessary to develop monitoring strategies for this.
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