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Part 10 : SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SR1 (+ SPS03) : Basic System setup:System Preparation

Hello Friends,


Welcome back to my another blog. Hope you already gone through my previous blog.

Note:Before we start any activity I have take export of SAP solution Manager system’s ABAP and JAVA export. This will help me to create new solution manager for Production system or QAS system if this is your first system.


Login to your working client. In my case client 300


Run TCode solman_setup


Select Yes to activate required services


Select the Role of SAP Solution manager system. In my case I have selected Demo system


On next step please follow if this this is your Development system and you want to transports your roles across the landscape



Follow steps below if you are configuring your SAP Solution Manager development system and want to transport roles



Now you are back to main screen and click on “System Preparation”

For this step prefer to create SOLMAN_ADMIN user as standard or you can use any other username you want to create.

Note: You can create Customer Namespace


Execute user creation (Solman_Manager) and attache role to transport


If you configuring this step in your SAP solution Manager development system you will be prompted to attach role to the transport.


Now your system has first step completed and make sure you log off and Login to SAP Solution Manager with Solman_Admin user to continue with next steps


Step: Check SLD Configuration on Java

Configure SLD on JAVA system before executing next step.


Select Functional Unit Configuration UI


Select SLD and Enable Automatically


Provide required details and continue…



Wait till configuration finish


Upgrade CR content as per SAP note: 669669 – Update of SAP System Component Repository in SLD


Start the URL https://<Sol_Man_Java_System_Host>:<HTTPS_Port>/sld. Choose Administration -> Settings -> Server Configuration, choose the Perform Role Mapping button and confirm.




Step: Check “Post Installation” on ABAP

1.Open transaction STC01 and enter task list SAP_BASIS_SETUP_INITIAL_CONFIG.

2.Choose Generate Task List Run.

3.Choose Skip all Tasks.


4.Select the following tasks in the Execute column and fill in parameters when specified:

◦Create/Select Workbench Request (SE09)

◦Upload System Profiles (RZ10)

◦Create and assign Logical System to local Client (BD54/SCC4)

◦Schedule Standard Jobs (SM36)

◦Create SAP DB connection (DBCO)

◦Configuration for SLD Data Supplier (RZ70)


5.Choose Start/Resume Task List Run in Dialog..


Step: Initialize or Update SU24 Authorizations


Using the Profile Generator for the First Time


Note: To determine whether you have used the Profile Generator before, check the text next to step 1. If you have not used the Profile Generator before, there will be no timestamp next to step 1. If you have, the timestamp will indicate when the step was run and who performed it.


If you are using the Profile Generator for the first time, proceed as follows:

1.Run the activity.

The Profile Generator opens.

2.Run Step 1 – Initially Fill Customer Tables.

3.Close the Profile Generator and continue with SAP Solution Manager configuration.




Step: Check Web Service Configuration

1.Start transaction SOAMANAGER.

2.On the Service Administration tab, choose Simplified Web Service Configuration.

3.Choose the API Settings tab.

4.Select the fields Basic Authentication, X.509 Certificate Authentication, and Ticket Authentication.

5.Save your entries.

6.Exit the transaction.

Step: Check Secure Web Browser Comm. (HTTPS)


Check transaction SMICM for an HTTPS service:

1.Open transaction SMICM (Internet Communications Manager Monitor) and choose Goto -> Services.

2.Check whether an HTTPS service is active.


Step: Check Transaction SPAU

Make sure that all objects modified by SAP Notes are adjusted to the original state.

Execute Automatic activities


All ok as below


Step : RFC Connectivity




Step: Support Hub Connectivity

Step: Configure SOAP Runtime


  1. Start Transaction SBGRFCCONF and select the Define Supervisor Dest. tab.
  2. If an entry is already there, go to the next step. If no supervisor destination exists, press the “Create” button; provide a destination name (default bgRFC), a user name and password then save your entries

3.Start transaction SRT_ADMIN.

4.Choose Perform Check on Technical Settings and then execute.

5.Choose Check specific client and enter the SAP Solution Manager local client. Do not change the other settings.

6.Execute the check.

The result gives you the status of the prerequisites to be fulfilled to use the SOAP runtime.

For each red status, follow the procedure below to resolve problems.

Note that the Task Watcher is not a mandatory prerequisite for the support hub connectivity. Therefore, you can ignore its red status.

To activate required ICF nodes:

  1. Start transaction SRT_ADMIN.
  2. Choose Manual Setup and select the Make Settings
  3. Execute

To configure the IDP service:

  1. Start transaction WSIDPADMIN.
  2. Use the default values and choose Schedule.

To create and register the inbound destination in client 000:

  1. Log on to client 000.
  2. Start transaction SRT_ADMIN.
  3. Choose Automatic Setup and select the Perform Technical Setup radio button.
  4. Remark: This will create 2 users in client 000: DELAY_LOGON (service) and SAP_WSRT (system)

End result


Step: Create User for Support Hub Communication

Please look through SAP note: 2174416 – Technical User for Data Transfer with SAP Backbone System

Step: Specify Configuration Parameters

Computer Name of Access URL: URL to Service Point at SAP

◦Example without SAP Router :

◦Example with SAP Router : /H/<SAP Router IP Address>/S/3299/H/

  • Port Number of Access URL: 443
  • URL Protocol Information: HTTPS
  • Name of Proxy Host: name of your customer proxy
  • Port Number of Proxy Host: your customer port number of your customer proxy
  • User Name for Proxy Access: your customer proxy user name
  • Password of Proxy User: your customer proxy user
  • Technical User: user created with manual activity : Create User for Support Hub Communication
  • Technical User Password: password of above specified user
  • SSL Client Store Password: password (if set) to access SSL Client Store in Trust Manager (transaction STRUST)

Configure STRUST before proceed to next step

Open webpage


Download 2 certificates as below from browser

Import certificates

Step: Configure Synchronous Communication Channel
Follow SAP note: 2289984 – Configure the synchronous communication channel


More troubleshooting information can be found in 2359837 – “Set Up Connections to SAP” and “Support Hub Connectivity” in Solution Manager 7.2

Perform Automatic activities




Step: Corrections for SNOTE

Apply SAP note in your system – 1668882 – Note Assistant: Important notes for SAP_BASIS 730,731,740,750

Note: Please check for new note version


Step: Essential ABAP Correction

Apply SAP note : 2225070 SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Support Package 03 – Basic function

Note: Please check for new note version



Step :Java Corrections


Step: Maintain Technical Users






 Note: Prior we go to next steps we are going to configure HTTPS for JAVA

Please follow screens below to configure it








Now we are ready for Infrastructure Preparation step.


Thank for reading




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      Author's profile photo Akintunde Odenuga
      Akintunde Odenuga

      Hi Yogesh,


      Thank you for this document. Please are we going to get ITSM, CHARM, test mgmt., custom code configuration and others from you too. I will be very glad if you can upload them too.




      Author's profile photo Yogesh Patel
      Yogesh Patel
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Akintunde,

      I will post them as soon as I find some time to do so.

      Thank you


      Author's profile photo Akintunde Odenuga
      Akintunde Odenuga

      Thank You

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Yogesh,

      While implementing note 2225070 its resulted in incompletely implemented when I try to reimplement again getting error The Memory request for 4064 bytes could not be completed.

      Could you please let me know the solution for this issue




      Author's profile photo Yogesh Patel
      Yogesh Patel
      Blog Post Author

      Please try again.


      Increase memory which is short in short dump.

      I had same issue once and tried 3 times makes it work 🙁



      Author's profile photo Shalin Roger B
      Shalin Roger B

      Check for the dumps and fine tune the Shared Memory using ST02 transaction.

      Author's profile photo Daniel basis
      Daniel basis

      Hi Yogesh,

      Nice Blog !

      if the solution manager system role is defined as "production system" in SOLMAN_SETUP.

      Will it allow to perform all the config activities manually without looking for transport request from development system.? (or) would it still look a transport request from development system?

      Can it be defined at the end of all config activities by setting another role and Is it possible change it any time?..any impacts?

      Thanks in advance



      Author's profile photo Prasanta Kumar Nanda
      Prasanta Kumar Nanda

      Dear Yogesh Jii,

      Thank you for a nice blog..

      Sir, It is for your kindly information I am new to Solution Manager. Now I am trying to install solution manager 7.2 ABAP stack. I completed the installation & other Basic configuration but I am unable to create a Local SLD in my solution manager server. Can you please help me to complete the same.


      Waiting for your positive respond.


      Thanks & Regards


      Prasanta Nanda


      Author's profile photo Shalin Roger B
      Shalin Roger B

      Though the response is delayed by a year, just to help other readers. SLD can be configured in a JAVA instance. So please install the Solman 7.2 JAVA stack too.

      Author's profile photo Nilesh Vangujar
      Nilesh Vangujar

      Hello Sir,

      Can you please clarify on Solution manager system role on which thing/parameter it is deciding like undefined / production/ quality/ dev / maintenance...etc? 


      Author's profile photo Shalin Roger B
      Shalin Roger B

      It is done in the first step of  "System Preparation" wizard in SOLMAN_SETUP transaction.

      Author's profile photo Nilesh Vangujar
      Nilesh Vangujar

      Okay Shalin, Thank you 🙂

      Author's profile photo Yogesh Patel
      Yogesh Patel
      Blog Post Author


      Please scroll UP there is imageas above ...



      Author's profile photo Nilesh Vangujar
      Nilesh Vangujar

      Hi All , facing issue in installation 7.2 after completeting 98%. in ABAP installation, not taking label.asc from given path, can someone please let me know the solution.

      Error Comment as below:

      specify a location for the requested package java componenet NW740 SPS12 (folder JAVA_J2EE_OSINDEP_J2EE_INST).

      Solution: specify the location which contains the correct LABEL.ASC file (look for SAP:J2EE-INST:SPS12740.*.*.*).


      Regards, Nilesh