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System Recommendations

Tailored Automated Recommendations for SAP Notes

System Recommendations provides a detailed recommendation of ABAP and non-ABAP SAP Notes which should be implemented, based on the actual status of the system and already implemented SAP Notes.

Advantages & Features of System Recommendations

  • The recommendation comprises the following SAP Notes categories:

SAP Security Notes
Performance-Relevant Notes
Legal Change Notes
System Measurement (License Auditing Notes)
Correction Notes (deactivated by default)

  • Powerful calculation method for SAP Notes provides comprehensive recommendations for the whole system landscape
  • Integration into Change Request Management (CharM) to directly create a Request for Change for the selected SAP Notes
  • Integration with Usage Procedure Logging (UPL/SCMON) to distinguish between used and unused code
  • Integration into Change Impact Analysis (BPCA) to calculate the impact and testing scope

  • Increase system security by applying up-to-date, security-relevant SAP Notes exactly tailored for the respective system
  • Easy-to-use filter settings allow exact selection of system or solution
  • Cross-system view on required SAP Notes
  • Individual views and selections as personal Fiori tiles
  • Customizing for status values
  • Cross-system status maintenance with history and cumulative comments
  • Detail view for SAP Notes including required prerequisite notes
  • Activation of System Recommendations as part of SAP Solution Manager Managed System Setup

Important SAP Notes

  • Note 3058231 - SysRec: Job downloads notes only once a day
  • KBA 3105490 - Recommendation of job frequency of Job SM:SYSTEM RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Note 3116601 - Long runtime of system recommendations job when there is invalid RFC connection
  • Note 3134903 - SysRec 7.2: Enhance system authorization check in Note Overview Page
  • Note 3191942 - SysRec: Updated flag of note is back after clicking the Refresh button
  • Note 3196680 - The release of kernel component is missing in configuration validation report
  • Note 3199477 - Fallback for kernel information in system recommendations


System Recommendations on Help Portal
(SAP Fiori for SAP Solution Manager 1.0 SPS 14)

Fiori App System Recommendations
(Fiori Apps Library)

Application-Specific Security Guide - Using System Recommendation
(SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 15)

Usage, configuration and customizing of System Recommendations 
(Meet the Expert presentation)

System Recommendations Community Blog
(SAP Solution Manager 7.2)


SAP Security Optimization Services - provide best practices for the security of your SAP system landscape

Security Patch Process - Implementing SAP Security Notes: Tools and Best Practices

Security Patch Process FAQ - including best-practice about using System Recommendations