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Procedure documentation Using the Import Monitor  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


The Import Monitor shows you the status of imports into one or more systems in the domain. The transport control program tp stores status information in the database before and after each import step. This status information is read and displayed by the Import Monitor.

Each system shown is split into Scheduling and Execution of the imports.

The Scheduling section shows you the following information:

The Execution section shows you the following information:


You have scheduled and executed imports into your system.


To start the Import Monitor:

  1. Call transaction STMS.
  2. Choose This graphic is explained in the accompanying text. The import overview appears.
  3. Position the cursor on the SAP System for which you want to start the import. If you do not select a system, the monitor automatically displays all systems in the domain.
  4. If you only want to display a particular group of systems, choose Extras Personal Settings and enter the systems under System list.

  5. Choose Goto ® Import monitor.
  6. To update the display, choose This graphic is explained in the accompanying text.


Only those systems are updated that you have expanded in the display. This improves performance.

You can use the context menu to delete individual entries, display import details and their transport steps, and go to the import history.


If the time stamp of the last change is the same, but the status indicates that tp is still running, there may be several reasons:


The Import Monitor displays all tp processes that terminated or have not yet been completed.