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The Infrastructure view gives you a central overview of all SAP Solution Manager components. In contrast to the Landscape view, it is not specific to a specified managed system. For example, you receive a notification in the alert inbox about an error, and can identify problems in a subsequent SAP Solution Manager component, in a general overview:

  • You can activate , deactivate and release extractors, and display logs. The extractor framework used to do this is the central infrastructure of SAP Solution Manager for data collection and data distribution. For more information about the extractor framework, see Extractor Framework.

  • You can centrally manage diagnostics agents that are installed on your managed systems. For more information, see Agent Framework.

  • You can check whether the configuration and change database data is up-to-date, and update it, if required.

    For more information, see Configuration and Change Database.

  • You can monitor the status of the alerting infrastructure. You can analyze the status of the following components of the end-to-end monitoring and alerting infrastructure:

    • Alert Consumer Connector

      The Alert Consumer Connector is the interface for all infrastructures that use alert information, such as the Alert Inbox, mail, or third-party applications. Depending on the relevant configuration settings, the alert information is transferred using a push mechanism or a pull mechanism.

    • Data Provider Connector

      The Data Provider Connector is responsible for transferring monitoring data into the MAI. The required information can be transferred using a push mechanism or a pull mechanism; various data sources are supported, such as the local CCMS, NetWeaver Management agents, or CA Wily Introscope.

    • Event Calculation Engine

      The Event Calculation Engine uses the reported metric values to determine the status, events, and alerts of the administered objects on the basis of configuration settings in the Alerting Directory.

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    For more information, see Alerting Framework.

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  • The Enterprise Manager (EM) acts as the central repository for all Introscope performance data and metrics collected in an application environment. For more information about configuring or monitoring your Enterprise Manager, see Introscope

  • You can check whether the configuration and change database data is up-to-date, and update it, if required. For more information, see Configuration and Change Database.

  • You can make a System Landscape Directory (SLD), which is the data repository for managed systems and landscape data, known to SAP Solution Manager. This is necessary if you use several SLDs. For more information, see Configuring an Additional System Landscape Directory (SLD).

  • You can use the Landscape Verification Tool to create and check the description of your system landscape. For more information, see Landscape Verification Tool.

  • BW-based reporting provides you with a large number of scenarios in SAP Solution Manager, in which reporting data is collected across systems in SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (BW). You can obtain information here about the status of the connections between the SAP Solution Manager system and the associated BW; you can also see the current status of BW-based reporting, broken down by the different scenarios. For more information, see Self-Monitoring of BW-Based Reporting.


If you want to monitor the central functions of the SAP Solution Manager, use the functions in the work center Administration of the SAP Solution Manager. To do this, in the navigation bar of the work center, choose the Infrastructure entry.

To call the analysis and administration functions for the components listed above, choose the corresponding buttons. You can display some of these functions in the work center itself (Embedded) or in a New Window.