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SAP R/3 Administrator's Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0071354131

ISBN-13: 9780071354134

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Jose Antonio Hernandez

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This is a thorough revision of the bestselling SAP R/3 Handbook and covers version 4 of the software.
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.686

What Is Sap R/3?
SAP AG: The Company Behind R/3
SAP Transformation: From a Single-Product Company to a Global Business Solutions Company
SAP Services Overview
Description of R/3
R/3 Applications Overview
The Architecture of SAP R/3
R/3 Basis Software
Basic Architectural Groups
The System Central Interfaces
Services: Work Processes Types
Presentation Interface
Database Interface
SAP R/3 Communication Protocols and Interfaces
Memory Management
The Concept of a SAP Instance
Building the Client/Server SAP R/3 System
Installation Concepts and Guidelines
Getting Started
Elements in a SAP R/3 Installation
Installation Steps
Installing a Presentation Server on a Windows PC
Postinstallation Steps
Further Guidelines for Productive Environments
Considerations for Oracle VLDBs (Very Large Databases)
Distributing R/3 Systems
SAP Services Distribution and the Client/Server Architecture
Guidelines for Distributed Configurations with the R/3 System
Directory Structure of R/3 Systems
Setting Up the Central System Log
Buffer Synchronization in Distributed Configurations
Central and Local Storage of Executable Files under UNIX
Starting and Stopping SAP R/3
User Distributions: Logon Load Balancing and the SAPlogon Utility
The Network in Distributed SAP R/3 Environments
Using SAP R/3
Logging On and Off the System
The User Interface: Main Elements of the R/3 Window
Working with R/3 User Sessions
Moving Around the R/3 System
Working with Information
Getting Help in the R/3 System
Working with Search Helps
Working with Reports
Working with Background Jobs
User Printing
Additional User Utilities
EnjoySap User Features
The Transport System
Overview of the Complete Process of Transporting Objects from a Source System to a Target System
Transport System Concepts
System Types
Managing Development Classes
Configuration of the Transport System
The Transport Management System (TMS)
Working with the Workbench Organizer
The Transport Organizer
Performing Transports with the TMS
Using tp, the Transport Control Program
Overview of the R3trans Program
Introduction to the ABAP Workbench
Introduction to the Development Environment of the SAP R/3 System
Starting the ABAP Workbench
Working with the Repository Browser
The Repository Information System
The Application Hierarchy
Using the Data Browser
Introduction to the ABAP Editor
Introduction to the Screen Painter
Introduction to the Menu Painter
The Function Builder
The SQL Trace Tool
Runtime Analysis
Overview of the Workbench Debugging Tools
Introduction to the ABAP Programming Language Features
ABAP Data Dictionary
Definition of Data Dictionary
The ABAP Dictionary in the R/3 Systems
The Relational Data Model
Starting the ABAP Dictionary
Tables in the ABAP Dictionary
Working with Complex Object: The Aggregate Objects
Working with the Database Utility
Version Management in the ABAP Dictionary
Working with Search Helps
Management of Users, Authorizations, and Profiles
Overview of User Administration
Managing User Master Records
Password Management
Managing R/3 Superusers
The Authorization System in SAP R/3
Case Study: From the Authorization Fields to the Profiles, a Practical Example
Working with the Profile Generator
Predefined Profiles and Basis System Authorization Objects
Tracing Authorizations
Organizing the Maintenance of the Authorization System
Creating New Authorization Checks
Technical Details of Tables and Instance Profile Parameters for Users, Authorizations, and Profiles
General Administration Utilities
Basic SAP R/3 System Administration
Displaying and Managing Update Records
Displaying and Managing Lock Entries
Working with the Client Copy Options
The R/3 System Logs
Displaying ABAP Short Dumps
The System Tracing Utilities
SAP Housekeeping: The Computer Center System (CCMS)
Introduction to Common R/3 and CCMS Concepts
Maintaining Profiles
Working with Operation Modes
Overview of the CCMS Monitors
Database Performance Monitor for the Oracle Database
Alert Monitors
Managing SAP System Alerts (3.x)
Alert Monitors with Releases R/3 4.x
Features with Later R/3 Releases
Background Jobs
Introduction to Background Processing
Defining Background Jobs
Basic Management Operations on Background Jobs
Authorizations for Background Jobs
Using the Graphical Job Monitoring Tool
Troubleshooting the Background Processing System
The SAP Printing System
Elements of the Printing System: Concepts of the SAP Spool System Architecture
Managing Spool Requests
Connecting Printers to the Operating Systems Spool
Defining R/3 Printer Devices
Definition and Logical Components of Output Devices
Case Study: Defining a Printer and Creating a New Device Type for It
Front End Printing
The SAPLPD Driver Program
The Temporary Sequential (TemSe) Objects Database
The Spool System and FAX Solutions for R/3
Troubleshooting Printing Problems
SAP Printing System Administration Tasks
SAP Administration for Oracle Databases
Introduction to the Oracle Database Architecture Under R/3 Systems
SAP R/3 Database Administrator Common Tasks
Introduction to sapdba
Tablespace Administration with sapdba
Introduction to Database Reorganizations Using sapdba
Exporting and Importing Database Objects
Case Study: Guidelines for an Export/Import Procedure of a Customer Database
Backing Up the Database
Backing Up the Archived Redo Logs: brarchive
Introduction to Database Restore and Recovery Concepts and Procedures
SAP R/3 Technical Implementation and Operation
What Does Implementing R/3 Mean?
Technical Implementation with ASAP
Introduction to R/3 Technical Implementation
Introduction to a SAP R/3 Procedures Guide
The Administration and Operation Manual
Systems Management
Information Integrity Issues
An Approach to Backups Strategies in SAP Installations
An Introduction to High Availability and Cluster Systems
Performance and Tuning Basics
Introduction to Help Desk
Supporting SAP: Troubleshooting
SAP Operation and Maintenance Basic Laws
SAProuter and Remote Connection to SAP
Remote Connections to SAP Support Servers
Remote Connection Security Issues
Managing Batch Input Sessions