SAP Content Server

This page explains how to prepare a SAP Content Server managed system for the execution of the Simple System Integration

Currently the following monitoring application are supported for SAP Content Server systems:

Preparations in the Managed System

SAP Content Server (CNT) monitoring scenario consists of installing two systems:

  • A MaxDB Database - the core component of a SAP Content Server installation. For information about MaxDB Database preparation, see SAP MaxDB Database Preparation.
  • A Web Server:
    • Microsoft IIS Server for Windows or
    • Apache HTTP Server for UNIX

The preparation steps for the different web servers are described in this page.

Using Windows - Microsoft IIS Web Server

TaskActions
Run Outside Discovery on the HostAs prerequisites, you shall install the SAP Host Agent and run Outside Discovery as described in Preparing Outside Discovery page.
Install SAP Content server 6.40 (Unspecific Standalone Application)

Install SAP Content server from support.sap.com/swdc

Mandatory installation:

  • MaxDB 7.9 or higher
  • Microsoft IIS 7.5, or 8.0, 8.5, 10.0 (version 10.0 supported per FRUN 2.0 FP02)
Create the technical system in LMDB
  • From the SAP Launchpad -> LMDB Object Maintenance->Single Customer Network then select your customer network on the right top corner.
  • Select type: Unspecific Standalone Application System and Extended <SIDCID>.
  • Define System Step:

-System Name: Content Server
-Type: Others

  • Add the Hostname and Save.
Define Product Instances information
  • In the navigation tree, go to the “Software” Menu -> Product Instances (Details) tab. Click on Add.
  • Search for “SAP CONTENT SERVER 6.40”. Select "Installed" checkbox and save.
Note: The MS IIS and MaxDB version are also displayed in the SW Component Version section.
Define hostsIn the navigation tree, go to the “Hosts” Menu, check the Host details.
Add LMDB installation pathIn the navigation tree, go to the main “Technical System” View, add the Installation Path: \<SID><CID>\win.
Add LMDB Log File NameIn the navigation tree, go to the main “Technical System” View, select "Details". Add LogPath = CS_Trace.txt
  

Using UNIX - Apache HTTP Web Server

Task Actions
Run Outside Discovery on the Host As prerequisites, you shall install the SAP Host Agent and run Outside Discovery as described in Preparing Outside Discovery page.
Install SAP Content server 6.40 (Unspecific Standalone Application)

Install SAP Content server 6.40 from support.sap.com/swdc

MaxDB 7.9 and Apache Server 2.2 or higher must be installed as well.

Create the technical system in LMDB
  • From the SAP Launchpad -> LMDB Object Maintenance->Single Customer Network then select your customer network on the right top corner.
  • Select type: Unspecific Standalone Application System and Extended <SIDCID>.
  • Define System Step: System Name: Apache http Server Type: Apache http Server (APACHE_HTTP_SERVER)
  • Add the Hostname and Save.
Define Product Instances information
  • In the navigation tree, go to the “Software” Menu -> Product Instances (Details) tab. Click on Add.
  • Search for “SAP CONTENT SERVER 6.40”. Select "Installed" checkbox and save.
Note: The MaxDB 7.9 is also displayed in the SW Component Version section.
Define hosts In the navigation tree, go to the "Hosts" Menu. check the Host details. 
Add LMDB installation path In the navigation tree, go to the main “Technical System” View, add the Installation Path: /home/cstcs/apache
Add Apache http Server Log File Path In the navigation tree, go to the main “Technical System” View, select "Details". Add LogPath = /home/cstsc/apache/logs