Category: SAP Basis Notes

Step-by-step procedure to configure TMS – 3 System Landscape in an SAP system

Knowledge/Experience of configuring Transport Management System(TMS) is most important skill for SAP basis administrators/consultants. This configuration is done using the T-CODE STMS. Is that simple? Yes it is simple when you have right environment to practice. To practice or experiment on the topic Transport Management System, one should have minimum 3 SAP systems. I think …

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Classification of BR*Tools

BR*Tools can be classified into 1.Functional Programs, 2.Help Programs, 3.Batch Programs and 4.Interactive Programs. Purpose of these programs are defined in following paragraphs. Functional programs Functional programs are the programs performing administrative actions on the database. The functional programs are BRBACKUP, BRARCHIVE, BRRESTORE, BRRECOVER, BRSPACE and BRCONNECT. Help programs Help programs are BRTOOLS and BRCONNECT. …

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What is BR*Tools program package in SAP system

In SAP system, Oracle database administration will be done using BR*Tools program package. They are installed automatically on the oracle database server in the directory /usr/sap/<SAPSID>/SYS/exe/run or /usr/sap/<SAPSID>/SYS/exe/uc/NTAMD64. This package includes the following programs. BRBACKUP – This program is used to take backup of data files, control files and online redo log files BRARCHIVE – …

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OS groups and oracle database privileges in the SAP system

In the SAP system, Operating system authentication will be used to connect to the Oracle database server with SYSDBA or SYSOPER privileges. SYSDBA and SYSOPER privileges give us special administrative privileges, enabling us to perform certain database operations for which privileges cannot be granted in any other fashion. In SAP systems with Oracle, special operating …

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What Environmet Variables to set on the Oracle Database server for SAP System

We have to set the following environment variable on the Oracle database server to function SAP system properly. ORACLE_SID – ORACLE_SID is the system ID of the database instance. It is also denoted as DBSID. ORACLE_HOME – ORACLE_HOME is the directory which consists of all the files of Oracle software. This directory consists of 3 …

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