SAP road map explorer

What are new features SAP will deliver in the future for my technology or business product?

This is where the SAP road map explorer helps.

Questions that will be answered in this blog are:

  • How to use the SAP road map explorer?

SAP road map explorer

You can start the SAP road map explorer with the URL https://roadmaps.sap.com/:

Clik on the most viewed road maps, for example SAP S4HANA:

On top you can select a different product like HANA Cloud, ABAP, business technology platform, etc.

Next to the product you can use filters for your process, industry and specific topics to narrow down the list.

By clicking on the innovation you get more details. There is a tab called capability view. This is a very interesting feature, since is shows related innovations for this feature and that will save you a lot of searching time:

STDDAT: consistency check for generic table access authorization group

Tables are protected for data access by the S_TABU_DIS object. An important input here is the authorization group. The relationship between tables and authorization group is stored in table TDDAT. STDDAT has functions to mass maintain and check the authorization group to table relationships.

Questions that will be answered in this blog are:

  • How do I find and remove inconsistent entries in TDDAT table?
  • How do I find dangerous items in TDDAT table?

Consistency check

When you start transaction STDDAT, hit the button Consistency in the first screen:

Wait for the results:

Select the entries and delete with or without transport.

Finding dangerous entries in TDDAT

In the Authorisation group there are two types of entries to check:

  • Space: what will happen?? Vague!
  • &NC&: everybody can access

Select these on the first screen as input for field Authorization Group and press execute:

Select the entries you want to change and press the Assign button:

Save the result in transport.

OSS notes

For versions 7.40 and 7.50 you need to apply OSS note 2577419 – STDDAT | consistency check for table TDDAT to get the consistency check button.

Generic FAQ on table access: 1434284 – FAQ | Authorization concept for generic table access.

FIORI app for monitoring data archiving jobs

SAP has delivered diverse apps for basis administrators.

This blog will explain about the data archiving batch job monitoring FIORI app.

Activating the app for monitoring data archiving jobs

The full activation manual is published on the FIORI reference library.

Short manual:

  • Activate SICF service bas_ilm_jobmon
  • Activate ODATA service ILM_JOB_MONITOR_SERVICE
  • Manually add the tile in your catalog (use edit home page and than add the app)

Using the app display email transmissions

The main FIORI app tile will already show the amount of failed jobs:

When you open the app the overview screen comes:

On the left hand side you can choose the archiving object. On the right hand side you can see the last archiving jobs for the selected object.

When you click on a job, you can see the details per job:

There are tabs for the job results, job log details and application log.

Bug fix notes

Bug fix OSS notes:

FIORI app for display mail transmissions

SAP has delivered diverse apps for basis administrators.

This blog will explain about the display email transmissions FIORI app.

Activating the app display email transmissions

The full activation manual is published on the FIORI reference library.

Short manual:

  • Activate SICF service nw_aps_om_eq
  • Activate ODATA service APS_OM_EMAIL_QUEUE_SRV
  • Manually add the tile in your catalog (use edit home page and than add the app)

Using the app display email transmissions

The main FIORI app tile will already show the amount of email transmission errors today:

By clicking the tile you reach the overview screen

By clicking the line you get details plus hints on the possible issue: