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Using Solution Manager we can capture the errors happening in ABAP stack of  PI  and other SAP application systems . In solution manager BPM,  there is PI specific monitor which will allow to capture the errors happening in SXI_MONITOR. There are  options for raising alerts as solution manager tickets, mail or SMS

Pre Requisites

Technical Details Initial Technical configurations for enabling Business Process Monitoring(BPM) can be done with the help of a basis consultant. Data collection from all satellite systems to solution manager can be achieved by configuring CCMS agents. More details about the add-ons and plug-ins will be available in SAP market place.  

Application Details BPM for Monitoring Type  “PI specific monitors” should be configured in Solution Manager for your PI and respective application systems running in ABAP stack. This will include the configurations like category of error, key figures like total or delta message monitoring, filters for interfaces, threshold values for raising alerts, notification methods like email, solution manger tickets , sms …

 This blog will contains the information about how to monitor a configured PI specific monitor in solution manager   Logon to the Solution Manager and start the BPM Monitoring session using transaction DSWP, then “Operations” – Solutions. here you can select the solution created for PI monitoring. In our case, “PI Interface Monitoring” as shown below

Solution Selction Screen

By selecting the solution, we are able to see different monitoring sessions configured inside the solution.

 The sessions having errors will be colored with RED signs as shown below

 Sessions inside solution 

By selecting sessions, you can go inside and see in which category the error occurred,  is it a system or application error.

 You can filter  error messages by selecting ”hide green”

 

Error tracking

 delecting errors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By selecting the error message and by selecting “Detail Info” , you  can login into the corresponding application system containing error, as shown below  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detailed info

 

The SXI_MONITOR screen contains the exact error message for which the alert is raised.

Error message

After doing the RCA and fixing the issue, you can confirm the message as shown below

 

Confirming error

 

After confirming the message all the nodes of the session will be in green

Confirmed messageFeatures: 

Features :

Single window monitoring for all SAP ABAP system integrated to PI.

Reduce human dependence

Immediate alerts for errors by using medias like SMS, email.

Optimal resource utilizations by automating monitoring job

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  1. Greg Chase
    Hi Pradeep,
    PI and Solution Manager are important components in an end-to-end business process management (BPM) implementation – which is totally different from the business process monitoring application you are speaking about.  Internally in SAP, we are referring to the business process monitoring capability of Solution Manager as BPMon so as to avoid confusing others.  Do you mind changing the acronym in your blog?  Thanks.
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