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After moving here & there in different blogs, wikis and SCN posts, finally I could able to generate EWA for JAVA based systems. I thought of sharing the steps for creating the Early Watch Alert (EWA) for all JAVA based systems with you.

Below is the scenario for generating EWA :-


JAVA System


Enterprise Portal (EP) server of NW 7.3 EHP1 SP6


Solution manager Sever

Solman 7.1 SP 8 with MS SQL 2012

OS

Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit)

Prerequisites to be checked & performed

1. As per note 797147, download the Wily files (always select ‘automated installation’ option while selecting the downloadable files):-

     1.1. WILY INTROSCOPE ENTPR MGR 9

     1.2. WILY INTRO EM MGMT MODULES 9

     1.3. Agent files for the managed systems Introscope 9


2. Update LM_SERVICE in solman server as per note 1900777 .


NB: While deploying this component, you may get following error message. To get rid of this error allot SAP_J2EE_ADMIN role to j2ee_admin user .

Error 1.JPG


3. Check RTCCTOOL tool ( run RTCCTOOL in SE38 ) in solman server and apply the prerequisites .

4. Register the JAVA system (EP) in solman SLD . After completion of SLD registration & synchronization between SLD and LMDB , make sure all software component and product version is coming properly both in LMDB & SMSY. Then add the product version (Logical Component) to a solution in SMSY. [Addition of solution is also been taken care of  in managed system configuration, but I prefer though SMSY for time saving 😉 ]

5. Download eula.txt and osi package (9.1.5) from http://opensrcd.ca.com/ips/osgi/ third party FTP link.

6. Install latest diagnostic agent both in Solution Manager and EP server and register both of them in solman SLD. You can select SLD registration option while installation of SMD agent .

Configuration Procedure


1.  Install Enterprise Manager 9 in solution manager system . Before that extract EM and make following changes in eula.txt file :-

” LGPL = accept “

Copy the eula.txt and osi package (9.1.5) to willy EM install able folder and continue the silent installation .  Silent installation takes the input from “installer.properties” files available under EM extracted directory. In case you want to install with front end GUI, then remove this file from that folder and run the set up file. Verify the installation in “/usr/sap/ccms/wilyintroscope/install/Introscope_<version>_InstallLog.log.”. It should show SUCCESSFUL for all installations.

2.  Extract the EM management module zip file and copy in /usr/sap/ccms/wilyintroscope location. Then take a restart of EM windows service to reflect the management module.

3.  Enable the maintenance mode in solman server and then install ISAGENTJ515_0-10010975.SCA in EP server through JSPM .

4.  Now again disable maintenance mode and  check whether both the diagnostic agents are showing GREEN color or not in Agent Administration . You can access the same through “http:<FQDN of solman server>:<http port>/smd/AgentAdmin” link.

5.  Also check webview URL “http://<solman FQDN host name>: 8081/webview” . This port may be 8080 also. In case it gives following error :


Error 2.JPG

Use following solution :-


Change “introscope.enterprisemanager.webserver.port” parameter to 8080 in IntroscopeEnterpriseManager.properties file under “<installation drive>:\usr\sap\CCMS\wilyintroscope\config” and restart SMD and Willy windows service and try.


6.  Install Microsoft Silver light in solution manager server.

7.  Now check http://<solman FQDN host name>:<http port>/webdynpro/dispatcher/sap.com/tc~smd~navigation/StandaloneApp?APP_ID=SMD_WILYADMIN_JAVA” URL and confirm whether the Enterprise Agent installed in managed system can communicate with Enterprise Manager installed in solman server or not. Now click on “configure Introscope agent setup” and select the required “Autoprob Directives” and press “APPLY” button.

8.  Now the full & final step is “Managed System Configuration ” for java system (EP). Run the pre-requisite diagnostic requirement for JAVA server and and apply if missing updates found.

9.  After performing complete managed system configuration , you can get the EWA report for the  solution as well as for the JAVA system in solman_workcenter > ‘System Monitoring’ tab > Reports > ‘select the solution’.

Troubleshooting Related Notes


1010428 , 1852733, 1765041, 1900777, 1663549, 1611483 .

I hope these clear cut steps will help you ahead 😀 .


Disclaimer


This blog is inspired by “Introscope Version 8 Installation Guide For SAP” , “EWA for non-ABAP components” documents.

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  1. Tom Cenens

    Hi Nilutpal Sharmah

    Getting the EWA generation going for a JAVA based SAP system is not so straight forward and there are a lot of steps that need to be performed from a situation where there is nothing to a situation where you actually have a EWA report that is properly populated.

    This blog post could have been so much better if you added more detail to it like screenshots or more extensive writing to what you mean by certain sentences.

    Please don’t take this comment the wrong way, I’m trying to help you here by providing constructive feedback.

    I noticed a couple of things:

    Prerequisites:

    2. Shouldn’t the J2EE_ADMIN user have this role by default?

    3. What is the relation of the recommendations of RTCCTOOL against what you wish to achieve? Or which recommendations in particular should be checked? I’m missing something here.

    4. LMDB alone is a huge thing. There should be some more explanation as to where and how to enable a system for diagnostics relevance for example.

    Configuration:

    3. Why don’t you push ISAGENT through SAP Solution Manager? I think it’s easier to deploy the SMD ISAGENT on SAP Solution Manager and then let SAP Solution Manager deploy the ISAGENT automatically onto the managed SAP systems.

    6. A one liner that doesn’t really bring across anything that is useful. Why do you need Microsoft Silverlight? What is used for, how do you install it?

    7. I’m missing a reason here. Why do you still go to this “old” location and select autoprobe directives? Do you select something that is not on by default for this type of system?

    In general I’m missing all kinds of details which could be helpful for someone to perform a EWA configuration for a AS Java based SAP system. I do realize that it could potentially be a huge document or blog post to cover everything so it might need to be something that is cut up in steps.

    Best regards

    Tom


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    1. Nilutpal Sharmah Post author

      Thanks a lot Tom Cenens  . It’s my pleasure that you have taken a step to make this blog more helpful. As soon as I will connect to the system, I will reconstruct the missing parts guided by you and update you guys.

      Regards,

      Nilutpal.

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