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Author's profile photo Hemant Negi

Anatomy for SAP Net Weaver Administrator – Operations

In continuation to the previous edition Anatomy for SAP NetWeaver Administrator in SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java, here in this second edition we will cover the basic information related to  task residing under “Operation “Tab

While navigating the tab Operations-> Systems

A.      Application Manager

B.      Start & Stop 


  1. Application Manager – It provide an  overview of the installed applications and the functionalities.  Like runtime status, runtime component’s and the dependencies associated with it.

Here we can dig deeper to view System properties, Component info & Start the selected application as  below figure  eg. Advanced adapter engine (AF) is selected and we can check the dependencies associated with it.

Selecting the functionality name or the services eg.  AAE – we will view the health status about it.  The below  figure  will give the Summary , Runtime         


With the help of Show Drop down menu (fig below), we can select the criteria of the services or functionality we need to check e.g.  All, functionalities with reported issues , functionalities with Debug Logging Enabled .


Selecting the “Runtime Components (fig below) tab we can Start the application, view System properties and View Component’s info.



Dependencies – This tab displays the status of the system instances. Whenever you select a specific instance, a detailed frame shows the Java processes enabling start, stop, and debug options. All available Java services and applications are listed and can be activated or deactivated.


Configuration task This window (tab ) as shown below  will give the info associated with the Selected installed  functionality  to For eg. j2ee-default_ChannelAdmin,EJBConfiguration,j2ee-default_ChannelAdmin-Https


B. Here we can Start And Stop  and view all the Java Services

  1. Java Instance
  2. Java Services
  3. Java Applications


Java Instance we can view the number of instance hosted and executing with nodes, further we can drill down to Java Processes name and the Process ID associated with it as well as the status. We can use more action link to view the logs, System properties (as shown in figures)



More actions

JAVA SERVICES – Here we can view and Start Stop Java services. Some services include like Locking Mechanism, Basis Admin, and Application client.


Java Applications – This will give overview info of application components, there Status and dependencies associated with it.


Java Scheduler

Path – Operations > Jobs> Java Scheduler


This feature we can Define & Schedule the BG Jobs. A scheduler task instructs the Java Scheduler which job definition to instantiate and run, when, and with what parameters. A scheduler task can trigger a single or multiple instances of a job. i.e  One can create  applications that automate business processes running on the Java server and schedule tasks to manage task.


As shown in below figure, We can use Global Filter  to filter jobs according to their status also view the Job details  in formation tab.  viz Name , Description, JOB ID , Parent ID , scheduler name etc .

Parameter tab  – Contain info about which the job was scheduled to run which include direction, Default Value,type


Task – Here we can view all tasks and the description that have been created. In Status column we can check if the task is active or inactive (Hold).

We can Release, cancel the task but choosing the relevant Push buttons.

The task details include –Task ID, Task Status Task Source etc.

Cron & Recurring tabWe can fetch the  date and time and the period at which an instance of a job definition  and at which an instance of a job definition runs.

External Schedulers

Operation Management → Jobs → Java Scheduler → External Schedulers


Here we can add and remove external schedulers, which can control the internal scheduler. We use this feature to maintain and trigger jobs from a single scheduler within the whole landscape.

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      Author's profile photo Sreenivasa Rao Yadlapalli
      Sreenivasa Rao Yadlapalli

      Hi Hemant,

      Very good document, it really helps PI administrators.



      Author's profile photo Arkesh Sharma
      Arkesh Sharma


      It is a nice blog sir.

      Please keep posting such blogs and guidelines for us.




      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Good Blog, informative 🙂

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      Former Member

      Very Nice blog.. 🙂
      Keep en-lighting us.... Thanks Hemant...

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Nice Blog 🙂 ... Thanks Hemant...