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

  • SAP 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

Important SAP Notes

  • SAP Note 3014765 - Unable to download notes via System Recommendations and Retrofit (Version 6 from Feb 4, 2021)
  • SAP Note 3008023 - Long run time of system recommendations job (Version 5 from Jan 5, 2021)
  • SAP Note 2950184 - SyRec: JAVA Note is missing due to too low support package level (Version 5 from Aug 11,  2020)
  • SAP Note 2950184 - SyRec: JAVA Note is missing due to too low support package level (Version 3 from Jul 23, 2020)
  • SAP Note 2938632 - SysRec: Not all prerequisite notes are displayed (Version 1 from Jun 18, 2020)
  • SAP Note 2933596 - SysRec:7.2: Note for SAP HANA Database is not presented (Version 3 from Jun 8, 2020)
  • SAP Note 2930024 - SysRec: validity of note does not match system status (Version 3 from Jun 1, 2020)
  • SAP Note 2913837 - SYSREC: System recommendation reports the already implemented notes (Version 5 from Jul 10, 2020)
  • SAP Note 2897470 - SysRec: Note count is always 0 (Version 1 from Feb 27, 2020)

Fiori App Notes

  • SAP Note 2747922 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP08 Fiori UI
  • SAP Note 2854704 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP09 Fiori UI
  • SAP Note 2857899 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP10 Fiori UI

Resources

System Recommendations on Help Portal
(SAP Fiori for SAP Solution Manager 1.0 SPS 10)

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