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 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)
  • Note 2443137 - SysRec: Note count is 0 in SysRec system overview (Version 10 from 10.10.2018)
  • Note 2683868 - SysRec: Download Basket doesn't contain the files (Version 2 from 17.09.2018)
  • Note 2536918 - SysRec: Display all systems and notes at one time (Version 7 from 30.07.2018)
  • Note 2458890 - SysRec: Support SAP GUI Notes (Version 6 from 19.04.2018)
  • Note 2610652 - SysRec: Query Execution Error when checking UPL data (Version 2 from 29.03.2018)
  • Note 2619312 - Custom Code Management (ST 7.2 SP03 or higher): The API "CL_AGS_CC_UPL_DATA" enhancement (Version 1 from 16.03.2018)

Fiori App Notes

  • Note 2747922 - SysRec: Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP 08 Fiori UI (Version 1 from Jan 30, 2019)
  • Note 2741223 - SysRec: Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP 07 Fiori UI (Version 2 from Jan 16, 2019)
  • Note 2656937 - SysRec: Collective corrections for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP 07 Fiori UI (Version 8 from 18.09.2018)
  • Note 2556623 - SysRec: Collective Corrections for Solution Manager 720 SP03-SP06 Fiori UI (Version 32 from 08.10.2018)

Resources

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