SAP Integrated Business Planning

Available Monitoring Content

The following monitoring content is available for SAP Integrated Business Planning:

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Setup Steps in SAP Integrated Business Planning

Integration Monitoring for SAP Integrated Business Planning uses a PUSH as well as a PULL mechanism to collect the data for the different monitoring categories.

PUSH data collection:

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PULL data collection:

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Enable Monitoring Data PUSH to SAP Cloud ALM

This step enables SAP Integrated Business Planning to send monitoring data to SAP Cloud ALM.

Prerequisites:

  • You need an user with administrator authorizations in SAP Integrated Business Planning
  • You need to obtain the SAP Cloud ALM Service Key to connect to the SAP Cloud ALM system
    • Endpoint: eu10.alm.cloud.sap
    • OAuth URL: Service Key parameter "url" + /oauth/token, e.g. calm-tenant.authentication.eu10.hana.ondemand.com/oauth/token
    • Client ID: Service key parameter "clientid"
    • Client secret: Service key parameter "clientsecret"
  1. Log on to SAP Integrated Business Planning
  2. Navigate back to the 'Communication Management' view and select 'Communication Arrangements'
  3. Click the New button to create a new Communication Arrangement
  4. Scenario: Select SAP_COM_0527 'Application Monitoring Push Integration'
  5. Click the New button next to 'Communication System' to create a new communication system
    1. Enter a System ID and description and click the Create button
    2. Enter the Cloud ALM endpoint URL in the 'Host Name' field
    3. Make sure the 'Port' is set to 443
    4. Under 'OAuth 2.0 Settings' enter the Cloud ALM OAuth URL in the field 'Token Endpoint'
    5. Under 'Users for Outbound Communication' click the + button to create a new user
      1. Authentication Method: Choose OAuth 2.0
      2. OAuth 2.0 Client ID: Enter Cloud ALM client ID
      3. Client Secret: Enter Cloud ALM client secret
    6. Save the communication system. The UI will take you back to the communication arrangement
  6. Enter an 'X' in 'Collect Integration Monitoring' if the field is empty. Do not change any of the other fields.
  7. The 'Outbound Communication' fields are automatically propagated from the communication system
  8. Under 'Outbound Services' enter a '/' in the field 'Path'. This will trigger the propagation of the fields below when you save the communication arrangement
  9. Adjust the Job Execution Details to schedule the job to Run Every 01 Minute(s)
  10. Save

Create Communication Arrangement

The Communications Arrangement is necessary to create an HTTP end-point in SAP Cloud ALM to support the PULL data collection.

  1. Navigate to the 'Communication Management' view on the SAP Integrated Business Planning launchpad
  2. Select 'Communication Systems'
  3. Create a new communication system
    1. ID: Enter e.g. CRUN
  4. Enter General data
    1. Enter a value for the host name field
  5. Create User for Inbound Communication
    1. Select the + button
    2. Click the New User button
    3. Enter user name, description and password
    4. Click the Create button
  6. Save
  7. Navigate back to the 'Communication Management' view and select 'Communication Arrangements'
  8. Create a new Communication Arrangement
  9. Scenario: Select SAP_COM_0454 'Application Monitoring Integration'
  10. Common Data: Select the CRUN communication system
  11. Inbound Communication: Enter the user created for the communication system.
  12. Save

Setup Steps in SAP Cloud ALM

Create HTTP End-Point

The end-point only needs to be created to support PULL data collection. PUSH data collection is configured in the managed cloud service and available after registration of the cloud service in Landscape Management. You can create the PULL end-point for the same system in Landscape Management, that was created by the PUSH registration.

  1. Open the Landscape Management application from the launchpad
  2. Select your SAP Integrated Business Planning service
  3. Press the > button at the end of the line
  4. On the tab "Endpoints" press the Add button to create a new end-point
  5. Enter a description
  6. Choose the use-case "Exception Monitoring"
  7. Adjust the Root-URL for the end-point: make sure to add -api to the hostname, e.g. xxx 
  8. Choose BASIC authentication enter the user and password created in the Communication Agreement

Activate Monitoring (Standard)

In SAP Cloud ALM you can easily activate the standard monitoring content without any additional setup effort. 

  1. Open the Integration Monitoring application from the launchpad
  2. The scope selection will appear automatically
  3. Change the drop-down for Display Service to "All"
  4. Make sure to select your cloud service in the scope
  5. Click the Configuration button in the upper right corner to access the configuration
  6. Expand the Configuration panel
  7. Change the toggle button next to the cloud service from OFF to ON

Adjust Monitoring and Alerting (Expert)

You can change which parts of the standard content are activated for each cloud service, activate and deactivate alerts or create own alerts with specific filters. 

  1. In the configuration panel, click on the name of the cloud service
  2. The "Configuration of Services" screen opens
  3. In the "Configuration for Services" screen, click the > button at the end of the line for the cloud service you want to change

Adjust Monitoring Categories

  1. Use the toggle button in the column Active to turn a monitoring category ON or OFF

Adjust Alerting

  1. Use the toggle button in the column Active to turn a standard alert ON or OFF
  2. Press the > button at the end of the line to access the detail setup for an existing alert or use the + button to create a new alert
  3. Adjust the display name if desired
  4. Expand the Filter Configuration tray
  5. Enter a filter name
  6. Select the filter category
  7. Maintain the available filter fields (see details below)