Guided Procedures in Focused Run provide an easy way to document and optionally automate reoccurring operational activities as guided procedures. These guided procedures help the user to execute reoccurring administrative activities or alert reaction procedures in a guided and reproducible way. In addition, it is possible to automate the activities inside guided procedures and to execute them automatically without or with minimal manual involvement.
Guided procedures help to reduce TCO and improve IT operations quality through:
A guided procedure consists out of 1 or several steps. Each step has 1 or multiple activities. The following different activity types are supported:
The result of a guided procedure execution can be exported into a HTML result report and sent via e mail.
Guided Procedures for Advanced System Management allow to define and automate regular administrative tasks.
One example for this is the "System Health Check for ABAP Systems" . It performs several health checks on ABAP systems and sends out a result report with all findings to interested parties. It can be executed manually or scheduled to be executed automatically in regular intervals.