Create: Sushant Priyadarshi May 11, 2016 19:37
Last Update: Regina Sheynblat Aug 21, 2018 01:23
Checking the status of notes relevant to Personas
SAP SCREEN PERSONAS KNOWLEDGE BASE - by Sushant Priyadarshi , Tamas Hoznek , Pradeep B , Regina Sheynblat
Updated in Admin Guide for SP08
This document will provide information on how to use the ‘Personas Notes Status’ tool in the Health Check Personas admin application.
The SAP Screen Personas team maintains a master note for each support package, where we list all the notes relevant to that particular support package.
Our recommendation to customers is to always keep their system up to date. This isn't always happening, which leads to customers opening incidents for problems that have already been fixed and the correction was released. It is still recommended that you always check our Master Note but there is an additional tool which you can use to see whether your system is up to date.
With SAP Screen Personas 3.0 SP06, the Personas Health Check Tool comes with a functionality known as “Notes Status”. This will gather the list of notes from the master note and check the following kind of notes:
- Personas Client Note
- Personas Backend Notes
- Overwrite entries note
- Required ITS notes
Pre-requisites for checking Personas notes status
- Current user must have access to transaction SNOTE
- Working connection between your system and CSS
- Does your system have an obsolete version of important notes implemented?
- Are all important Personas notes (client and backend) along with required ITS notes implemented?
The notes this feature considers are the Personas client note, backend notes, overwrite entries note and the ITS notes listed as required in the master note. The recommended ITS notes are not part of the check, since they may or may not be necessary, depending on the actual environment.
How to use?
- Go to transaction /n/personas/admin and double click on ‘Health Check’ under ‘Tools’.
- Then go to ‘Notes Status’ tab and click on the ‘Check Notes’ button in the ALV toolbar.
- Next you will see a pop up:
If you select YES, then the Personas Note Check tool will download the latest version of all necessary notes.
Please note that NO NOTES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED.
- Next you will see a list of notes along with their status in your system:
Some potential results and what you should do
- Completely Implemented: Awesome
- Can be implemented / Obsolete version implemented: Implement the latest version of the specified note using transaction SNOTE. You can go to each note from the list by double-clicking the row.
- RFC Connection Error: Ask your system administrator. If you cannot download any SAP Note using transaction SNOTE, the Personas Note Check tool cannot download either. Only create a support incident when you are sure that your system can make an RFC connection to download a note, but the Personas Note Check tool still shows this error.
- Note could not be downloaded : Sometimes we take a note offline for maintenance. In this case, please wait a few hours and try again.
Notes status summary of previous execution
The time stamp of previous Notes Status check is displayed along with the summary traffic light for Notes Health Status.
Health check snapshot
To assist with providing the health check information for a support incident, the complete health check data can be captured using the "Download snapshot" button on the application toolbar.
This will generate an HTML file with all details of the health check results currently displayed on the screen. This file can be attached to support incidents to accelerate processing, since support personnel do not need to log on to the system to pinpoint eventual missing notes or incorrect configuration. Customers are requested to always include this information when creating a new support incident.
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