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Overview of Rapid Content Delivery in SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Rapid Content Delivery – An Overview 

Solution Manager delivers a number of functionalities to the customer in the form of content. This content is delivered to customers along with the Support Pack and Enhancement Pack of Solution Manager.

Rapid Content Delivery (RCD) tool allows customers to import the latest content updates for various SAP Solution Manager Functions, such as Monitoring and Alerting, Guided Procedure, and Customer Usage Provisioning. Content updates are available in the form of Support Packages (content package) in SAP Service Marketplace. Each content package contains the latest content updates for various Solution Manager Functions.

A typical set of activities that followed for a content update using RCD are as follows:

  1. New updated content is released from SAP(ST-CONT 200) and is available SAP Support Portal.
  2. Notification is send from SAP to Customers’ Solution Manager system regarding the availability of the new content. The customer can read the notifications either via Automatic or Manual options.
  3. Customer downloads the content from SAP Support Portal. Automatic and Manual Download options are available.
  4. Content is uploaded to Sap Solution Manager System.

With SAP Solution Manager 7.2, SAP introduces a new infrastructure and new data communication channels. And this new framework builds the foundation for all future applications exchanging data between SAP Solution Manager and the SAP Support Portal in a secure, reliable, and controlled way. RCD is using this new Infrastructure SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS03. This document covers the main setup steps that are required to be executed to configure RCD in Sap Solution Manager 7.2 SPS03. It also provides an overview of the RCD Application.

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi,

      I want to use the Rapid Content Delivery to update the ST-CONT to 5 in the SAP Solution Manager 7.2.

      Now I get following error:

      Download not successful; file ST-CONT20005_0.zip has invalid URL

      https://answers.sap.com/questions/40854/rcd-st-cont-200-download.html

      I have still an open SAP Incident.

      Regards
      Tom

      Author's profile photo Benu Mariantony
      Benu Mariantony
      Blog Post Author

      Please implement the following notes

      2369765 - Manual Upload is not working

      2359730 - Automatic Download Issue

      2359776  - Exception Handling in SP03

      Also make sure you had configured SAP-SUPPORT_PORTAL RFC destination & NetWeaver Download Service. Please refer the below notes,

      https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2359837

      https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2289984

      Author's profile photo William Bowman
      William Bowman

      Your View Document link is broken.

      Author's profile photo Daniel Gomez Garcia
      Daniel Gomez Garcia

      Hi William,

      please, check this note, I think there is everything you are looking for:

      2584103 - Solution Manager 7.2 Rapid Content Delivery Troubleshooting Guide - Guided Answer