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SAP Solution Manager 7.1 supports SAP Router with System Monitoring. This document describes how to setup and configure System Monitoring in the SAP Solution Manager 7.1 for SAP Router.

The system monitoring is available as of the SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SP6.

This guide is part of a global installation and configuration documentation. You may find more information in the SAP Service Marketplace      

Up-to-date version of this document is attached to the SAP note SAP note 1886060.

1. Install and register a Diagnostics Agent

Refer to SAP note 1365123 for the Installation Strategy of Diagnostics Agents.  

Refer to SAP note 1833501 for the currently recommended Diagnostics Agent installer version.

Current Diagnostics Agent installers automatically install a SAP Host Agent. Make sure that the SAP Host Agent corresponds to the version in the SAP note 1448655.  In addition, please refer to SAP Note 1031096 “Installing Package SAPHOSTAGENT” for details.

2. Register SAP Router in SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution Manager 7.1 relies on the system information in the Solution Landscape Directory (SLD) and in its landscape management database (LMDB). SAP Router 7.20 does not provide an automatic registration to SLD. The SAP Router has to be created manually in the Technical System Editor in the SAP Solution Manager. With the Technical System Editor, you can manually create, change, and delete technical systems in the LMDB.

To create the system in SAP Solution Manager:

  1. In the SAP Solution Manager Configuration (transaction SOLMAN_SETUP), choose Managed Systems Configuration > Technical Systems > System Operations > Create System.
  2. Select a system Type from the input help in the new popup window.
  3. Define system data like System Name and the  Host Name there the system is installed
  4. Assign a unique system identifier Extended System ID.
  5. Save your creation.
  6. Specify additional system properties like the Installation Path.
  7. Add “SAPROUTER 7.20” as Software Component Versions.

2.1 Select System type

Select “Unspecific Standalone Application System” as the system type.

2.2 Define System

Specify the main system properties in the “Define System” step.

  • Assign a system name – a unique identifier of the new system in the LMDB.
  • Select the “Others” as the technology type for the system.
  • Specify the host name of the managed system on which SAP Router is running.

2.3 Define Extended SID

Specify an appropriate extended system ID and choose next.

An extended system ID is a system-type specific identifier of eight characters that is unique in the SAP Solution Manager. An extended system ID value is automatically proposed so you can accept it.

2.4 System Creation Confirmation

Choose Save to create new SAP Router system.


2.5 Specify additional system properties

In the System Overview add the installation patch of the SAP Router.


2.6 Add the “Standard Custom Instance product” instance


Add the “Solution Manager Standard Custom Product 1.0” product version to the SAP Router system.

  • Click “Add” button in the tab “Product Instances (Details)”.
  • Type “Standard Custom” in the Search Term, and then click Search.
  • Choose “Solution Manager Standard Custom Product 1.0” and click Add button.

Mark the product version as “installed” and “diagnostics relevant”.

In strong sense the SAP Router is not a product. There is no own Product Versions or Product Instances defined for the SAP Router.

2.7 Add the Software Component Version

Add SAPROUTER 7.20 as the software component versions to the system.

  • Click “Add” button in the tab “Software Component Versions”.
  • Type “saprouter” in the Search Term, and then click Search.
  • Choose “SAPROUTER 7.20” and click Add button.

Confirm software component versions selection dialog with the “Close” button.

3. Run Managed System Setup for the SAP Router system

3.1 Select Product

In the step 3.1 the SAP Convergent Charging 3.0 product shall already be assigned and set as ‘Diagnostics Relevant’. Continue with the step 3 Assign Diagnostic Agent.

3.2 Check Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites. Continue with the next step.

3.3 Assign Diagnostics Agent

In this step you have to connect the installed Diagnostics Agent to the SAP Solution Manager and assign it to the SAP Router system

In the SAP Solution Manager Configuration (transaction SOLMAN_SETUP), choose Managed Systems Configuration > Technical Systems, select the SAP Router system (the Unspecific system you create before) and choose Configure System.

Go to the “Assign Diagnostics Agent” setup step and assign the Diagnostics Agent to the SAP Router system.

There are no system or landscape parameters available for SAP Router.

3.4 Enter System Parameters

Specify the Wily Introscope EM to be associated with the SAP Router system. There is no Wily Introscope instrumentation available for SAP Router. The specified Wily Introscope EM will be used by the Diagnostic Agent to publish host – related data like CPU and memory consumption. Enter the router’s service port into the Load Balancer Port field.

3.4 Enter Landscape Parameters

There are no Landscape Parameters. Continue with the next step.

3.4 Configure Automatically

Execute the „Introscope Host Adapter” setup activity.  Continue with the last setup step “Complete”.

3.5 Complete setup

Complete the setup, choose “Finish” to update the setup status and quit the setup procedure.

Additional Information

SAP note 1365123

Diagnostics Agent - Installation Strategy

SAP note 1833501

Diagnostics Agent - Installer Versions

SAP note 1031096

Installing Package SAPHOSTAGENT

SAP note 790639

SAPOSCOL and ABAP server: Monitoring processes

Remote OS Command Script Collector

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