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Simplified SAP Monitoring using OMi Management Pack for SAP

Nitin_Nagoria ‎08-13-2015 06:19 AM - edited ‎08-13-2015 09:25 AM

Guest post by Prashanth, Gayathri, Opsbridge, Software Specialist

 

Global enterprises today are increasingly dependent on the continuous operation of the complex interconnected network of systems, multiple tiers of applications and people. Downtime in terms of availability and performance in any of the layers can quickly translate into

  • Reduced productivity for the business
  • SLA penalties
  • Significant impact on the customer satisfaction
  • Loss of revenue

The impact of downtime is very high when it involves business critical applications like SAP. Ensuring and sustaining optimal performance of SAP environment becomes extremely challenging with the complex SAP architecture and high level of customizations.

 

The OMi Management Pack for SAP enables you to monitor your SAP IT environment and provides visibility over the SAP application services that support the core business processes. The OMi Management Pack for SAP helps to keep the business applications running on the SAP Netweaver technology on the SAP ABAP application Server and SAP J2EE application Server highly available by performing to expectations and aligned to the business priorities.

 

 

 

You can see a video on Youtube that explains several use cases using the OMi Management Pack for SAP.

 

Important Features of OMi Management Pack for SAP

 

  • Comprehensive discovery of SAP landscape
  • Consolidated IT operations for SAP and underlying layers from a single console
  • Health and Performance monitoring for SAP systems with different SAP versions, databases and operating systems
  • Exhaustive monitoring metrics from SAP ABAP Application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server
  • Simple and quick configuration
  • Customizable based on the SAP application and SAP Netweaver Architecture
  • Tools to trouble shoot and analyze the issues
  • Trend Analysis and Service health Reports

 

Discovery : The first important step in monitoring the SAP landscape is to discover the SAP application topology. OMi Management Pack for SAP discovers the various SAP systems, SAP ABAP Application Servers, SAP J2EE application Servers, SAP work processes running in the SAP environment which are made available as configuration items (CIs) in RTSM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Performance Monitoring

 

The OMi Management Pack for SAP monitors the overall availability and performance indicators of the SAP ABAP application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server

 

SAP ABAP Application Server:

 

Some of the important checks covered for SAP ABAP Application Server include

  • SAP ABAP application Server Availability                                                        
  • Batch Jobs
  • Dumps
  • Transport
  • Update Tasks
  • Users
  • Work processes
  • System Change options
  • Correction and Transport system
  • Dispatcher
  • Security
  • Statistical records
  • Transaction status  
  • Memory and Buffer

SAP J2EE Application Server:

 

Some of the important checks for SAP J2EE Application Server include

  • Application thread pool
  • System thread pool
  • Transaction Status
  • Memory Status
  • Session Manager
  • Ports Manager
  • JMX Adaptor
  • JMS
  • Web Services
  • JARM Requests
  • Connections Manager
  • Class loader
  • Http provider

Service Health Reports : OMi Management Pack for SAP collects the various availability and performance data and stores it in a local store for further analysis, troubleshooting and trend analysis. OMi Management Pack for SAP is associated with a Service Health Reporter content pack comprising of trend reports from SAP ABAP Application Server and SAP J2EE Application Server perspective.

 

The practitioner video here demonstrates a few important use cases that are possible using the OMi Management Pack for SAP.

 

For more information, visit the OMi Management Pack Page.

OMi and OMI Management packs are part of the HP Operations Bridge solution offering Automated, Unified Management and Analytics for IT Operations. For more information on what exactly HP Operations Bridge is and a demo, please see our video, and watch our Google hangout here.

 

You can find more blogs by searching for the tag OMIContent.

 

 

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