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From the Current Status user menu of the DBA Cockpit, you can access system information.


Open the DBA Cockpit (transaction DBACOCKPIT) and choose Start of the navigation path Current Status Next navigation step System Information End of the navigation path.


For SAP SAP NetWeaver 7.1, you can access this status information through the System Settings menu.


The system displays an overview of the most important system information, divided into the following areas:

  • General Status Information

    The system displays information about the options and settings with which the system is currently running. Critical states are highlighted in color on the display (for example LOG WRITING off- logging is deactivated, VTRACE- database trace is activated). Among other things, you can see whether join optimization for the optimizer ( OPTIMIZE JOIN PARALLEL), database monitoring (MONITORING on), or automatic log backup (AUTOSAVE LOG on) are activated, or whether bad indexes have been found (NO OF BAD INDEXES), and so on.

  • Restart Information

    You receive, among other things, information about savepoints.

  • Log Information

    You receive internal log information, such as when the last log backup was written ( LAST FLUSH DATE, LAST FLUSH TIME).

To update the display, choose Start of the navigation path Edit Next navigation step Refresh End of the navigation path. The system displays the current system information, which is stored in a series of system tables.