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In SAP Solution Manager, you can create new job documentation easily and efficiently from templates.


You have opened the Job Management work center.

For more information on the prerequisites, see Managing Job Documentation Templates.


To create job documentation from a template, proceed as follows:

  1. Choose Recommended Jobs.

  2. Select a system.

  3. Choose   Job Documentation Template   Create Job Documentation  .

    A dialog box appears.

  4. Procedure

    Select the procedure for creating job documentation from a template.

    Note Note

    A procedure specifies the steps to be processed by the system for a task. Procedures include, for example, creating job documentation from a template or scheduling jobs in the production system.

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    Under Description, the system shows a description of the procedure selected. Under Other Details of Selected Procedure, you can choose additional information.

    Choose Next to select a template.

    Note Note

    If you want to carry out the selected procedure immediately, do not select Next, but choose Complete instead. The system then specifies the suitable templates (recommended templates; see step 3) and creates the job documentation based on them.

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  5. Template selection

    Select one or more templates in the following lists, then choose Next Step to copy the templates:

    • Recommended Templates: This list shows all the templates flagged as Recommended.

    • All Templates for Selection: This list shows all the templates suitable for the procedure.

    • All Templates: This list shows all available templates.

  6. Check

    Check whether the list of the selected templates is complete.

    Note Note

    The system creates job documentation for every template selected. You can add other templates to the list of selected templates by choosing Previous and going back to the template selection.

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    Choose Next.

  7. Result

    The system creates job documentation from the templates selected. As soon as the system has created job documentation, you see the following:

    • An entry in the Log screen area stating that the job documentation was created.

    • Information on the job documentation in the Objects Created screen area.