SAP Application Interface Framework is an add-on for SAP systems based on SAP NetWeaver Basis 7.0 (from SP17). With SAP AIF you can easily develop, run and monitor you all application interfaces your business needs.
While SAP AIF has a local monitoring tool integrated, the messages send with SAP AIF can be monitored also with SAP Solution Manager to provide a centralized monitoring for all interface types and all systems in the SAP landscape.
For more information on SAP AIF please refer to: SAP AIF Application Help
To be able to monitor SAP AIF messages you need :
The monitoring template SAP Application Interface Framework contains metric that monitor the quantity of the messages for a defined interface in a certain status.
|Metric Name||Description||MAI Category||Since SP|
|Total number of messages in status Canceled||Messages for the selected interface in status Canceled||Exception||7.2 SP05|
|Total number of messages in status Error||Messages for the selected interface in status Error||Exception||7.2 SP05|
|Total number of messages in status Warning||Messages for the selected interface in status Warning||Exception||7.2 SP05|
|Total number of messages in status In Process||Messages for the selected interface in status In Process||Performance||7.2 SP05|
|Total number of messages in status Successful||Number of successfully processed messages for the interface||Performance||7.2 SP05|
The Interface and Connection Monitoring setup can be accessed via SAP Solution Manager Configuration (SOLMAN_SETUP).
To access the Integration Monitoring setup please go to SAP Solution Manager Configuration (SOLMAN_SETUP) → Application Operations → Integration Monitoring → Interface and Connections.
Note: If you didn't perform the infrastructure configuration yet, please follow the Interface and Connection Monitoring Setup with SAP Solution Manager 7.2.
Navigate to the step 'Define Scope'. You can create a new scenario or use an existing one. Make sure the sender and the receiver system are part of the Interface and Connection Monitoring scenario.
Create the Interface Channel:
Maintain the Interface:
On the tab 'Metrics' select the metrics you want to monitor. Please note that the selected metrics are collected for each interface entered above.
You can maintain attributes as described in the Interface and Connection Monitoring Setup with SAP Solution Manager 7.2 on the tab 'Attributes'.
Thresholds and the collection schedule are maintained in the next step of the guided procedure. Once you have maintained all your channels, click 'Next' in the main guided procedure to move to the step 'Activation'.
Maintain Thresholds and Schedule:
Call transaction /n/AIF/ERR. Here you will find an overview over currently running interfaces: