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
HotNews
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

Latest News

  • Note 2725557 - New in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 8
    • Support for notes which are relevant for System Measurement (License Auditing Notes)
    • Separation between Display and Change authorizations for processing status and comments
  • Note 2689083 - New in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 7
    • Separation between “Implementation Status” and “Processing Status” 
      The “Implementation Status” is automatically set by SAP (new, new version available, updated).
      The “Processing Status” is manually defined by the user. You can define the possible values in customizing table AGSNOTE_STATUS.
    • New column “Support Package containing the solution” for ABAP notes
  • New in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 5
    • New filter option for notes: Navigate to a notes list and adjust the filter entering individual note numbers.

Important Notes

  • Note 2913837 - SYSREC: System recommendation reports the already implemented notes (Version 2 from Apr 13, 2020)
  • Note 2897470 - SysRec: Note count is always 0 (Version 1 from Feb 27, 2020)
  • Note 2825239 - SysRec 7.2: License audit relevant note issue in SP08 /SP09/SP10 (Version 10 from Nov 6, 2019)
  • Note 2795529 - SysRec: Irrelevant kernel notes are displayed
  • Note 2780862 - SYSREC7.2: Required notes missing which have been published on the very last day of a month
  • Note 2640996 - SysRec: Enhancement of UPL error message Handling (Version 13 from 12.02.2019)
  • Note 2745082 - SysRec: NonABAP notes relevance check fix (Version 2 from 29.01.2019)

Fiori App Notes

  • Note 2857899 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP10 Fiori UI
  • Note 2854704 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP09 Fiori UI (Version 2 from Oct 28, 2019)
  • Note 2747922 - SysRec: Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP 08 Fiori UI (Version 1 from Jan 30, 2019)

Resources

System Recommendations on Help Portal
(SAP Fiori for SAP Solution Manager 1.0 SPS 9)

Fiori App System Recommendations
(Fiori Apps Library)

Application-Specific Security Guide - Using System Recommendation
(SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 10)

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

System Recommendations Community Blog
(SAP Solution Manager 7.x)

 

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