Handling Technical Systems' Data - System Landscape Directory
The System Landscape Directory (SLD) of SAP NetWeaver is the central source of information on systems in your IT landscape. This information is relevant at runtime for applications like SAP Process Integration and for the application lifecycle management. By based on the information about all software available from SAP for installation and automatically updated data about systems already installed in a landscape, you get the foundation for tool support to plan software life-cycle tasks in your system landscape.
For an overview, see System Landscape Directory in the SAP Help Portal.
This page provides you with a starting point for the planning of your landscape strategy for the System Landscape Directory of SAP NetWeaver. It helps you to decide how many system landscape directories you require and how and where to run them in your landscape.
SLD with client applications - runtime applications as well as SAP Solution Manager.
In the following, you will find information on the SAP NetWeaver System Landscape Directory (SLD), often referring to related systems, most prominently, the Landscape Management Database: Best-practice documents, news, blogs, and demos. If you follow these blogs reading from top to the bottom, you will get a sort logical sequence of topics (to be completed over time), from where to install the SLD, how to install it, how to distribute landscape data, and how to use the latest features...
To see the SLD in the big picture, see Landscape Management Process.