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Function documentationSystem Analysis


The System Analysis tools allow you to perform in-depth root cause analysis and change analysis on specific managed systems.


Administration has configured the managed systems to include in your analysis in  SAP Solution Manager Configuration.

You are authorized for system analysis. For more information, see the SAP Solution Manager Security Guide in the SAP Service Marketplace, under Start of the navigation path published on SAP site Next navigation step SAP Components Next navigation step SAP Solution Manager Next navigation step <release> Next navigation step 4 Operations End of the navigation path


The System Analysis content area displays a tabbed panel with a list of all technical systems, followed by other tabs where the list content is pre-filtered using the defined system types. You can define queries and set filters to select data.

The following System Analysis applications are available for the selected systems.

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The applications grouped under System Analysis are customized. Their availability depends on the corresponding application setup and on your access rights.

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  • Change Reporting

    This application gives a comprehensive view of all changes of a given software solution landscape. For example, information about the current and historical values regarding technical configuration parameters, transport requests, or software maintenance activities can be provided from monitored systems. You can also directly access the Change Reporting application from the end-to-end change analysis view.

    For more information, see: Change Reporting (System Analysis).

  • Log Viewer

    • Displays application and system logs

    • Gives insight into system problems

    • Helps debugging and improve performance by providing insights into the inner workings

    • Tries to display the information in a useful form (it understands the information in a log)

    • Brings logs together from the J2EE server and related systems in one place

    • Searches logs

    • Merges logs that have some kind of compatible sequence information across servers

    • Allows to control the amount of log data created (by controlling the severity threshold on Logs)

    For more information, see the Monitoring Setup Guide - SAP NetWeaver at published on SAP site.

  • CA Introscope

    Launches the external Introscope application either in a Workstation or Webview context.

    For more information, see Introscope.

  • Expert Links

    The expert analysis tools are external applications that are pre-configured in an SAP NetWeaver administration context.

    For more information, see: Expert Links (System Analysis).


You can start different system analysis applications and view their results. To start an application, select one or more systems from the Detailed Selection list and choose the application. If multiple systems are selected, the resulting output for each system is displayed on its own tab. To close the application, click the index of the selected tab, and confirm the dialog box.

  • Change Reporting gives an overview of the changes that have been applied to the managed software landscape systems.

  • Log Viewer displays various Java log and trace files.

  • CA Introscope applications are external monitoring tools for performance metrics.

  • Expert Links analyzes in-depth functional problems within a solution software landscape.