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With the message monitor in SAP NetWeaver Administrator, you can monitor the processing of messages on the local Advanced Adapter Engine. You can use message monitoring in the following cases:

  • To create an overview of message processing. Message overview gives you an overview of message processing as well as two different modes for searching for messages.

  • To track the status of messages.

  • To find errors that have occurred and to establish what caused them.

You can search for messages that were persisted in the database, or for messages that have already been archived.


The user account you use should be assigned to one of the Process Integration monitoring roles. For more information about which roles allow you to view and modify messages, see Monitoring Roles .


Accessing Message Monitor

Do one of the following:

  • Open a browser and go to http://[host]:[port]/pimon to access the Process Integration tools.

    Then choose Start of the navigation path Monitoring Next navigation step Adapter Engine Next navigation step Message Monitoring End of the navigation path.

  • Open a browser and go to http://[host]:[port]/nwa to access SAP NetWeaver Administrator.

    Then choose Start of the navigation path SOA Next navigation step Monitoring Next navigation step Message Monitoring End of the navigation path.

In the message monitor, you can access the message overview or search for persisted or archived messages as described below.

Displaying the Message Overview

The message overview gives you the number of messages that are in a particular processing status in a specified time period. To obtain an overview of the current status of message processing, choose the Message Overview tab. For more information, see Displaying the Message Overview .

Searching Messages

  1. To start searching for persisted or archived messages, choose the Database tab or the Archive tab, respectively.

  2. To find a message by status and time, select the required message status and then specify the time period in which the message has been processed.

  3. To find a message by specific information contained in the message header or the payload, choose Advanced .

    For more information, see Advanced Message Search .

  4. Choose Go to start your search.


The system lists the messages found in a table. You can select a message to see its details. For more information, see Reviewing Search Results