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Landscape Verification

Improved Landscape Data Management in SAP Solution Manager

Landscape verification as a function was made available with SAP Solution Manager:

  • SAP Solution Manager 7.0, SP18: Landscape verification 1.0 for SAP Solution Manager is available as an Add-on (transaction LVSM)
  • SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SP1 - SP4 including: Landscape verification is included with the SAP Solution Manager installation itself (transaction LVSM)
  • SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SP5: Landscape verification has been integrated with the Product System Editor of SAP Solution Manager LMDB

 

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Figure 1: Technical systems register in the SLD, which hands over this data to SAP Solution Manager Landscape Management Database (LMDB). Here,

product systems are created and verified directly in the editor.

 

 

Figure 2 describes the function of landscape verification 1.0 for SAP Solution Manager - later versions are similar but as of SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SP5 not identical in the functional scope (refer to the documentation listed below):

 

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Figure 2: Steps in the verification process as delivered with the landscape verification tool. With SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SPS05, the verification function has been implemented in LMDB Product System Editor.

 

Introduction to Landscape Verification for SAP Solution Manager

Correctness of landscape data is more critical than ever:

  • As of SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0 using SAP Solution Manager Maintenance Optimizer (MOpz) is obligatory during installation
  • A correct landscape configuration is a major prerequisite for error-free execution of download calculation in the MOpz
  • Erroneous or incomplete landscape information can result in failure of the update procedure

 

With the add-on installation landscape verification 1.0 for SAP Solution Manager you get the tool you need to analyze your landscape data in the SAP Solution Manager System Landscape (SMSY) to safely identify issues in landscape description.

 

More on Landscape Verification

Here you find information where to find landscape verification and how to use it.

 

Latest News

 

New: Evolution of Landscape Data Management – Part II: What’s better with LMDB in SAP Solution Manager 7.1, SPS10?

As stated before, for most customers verification is done in SAP Solution Manager 7.1 LMDB Product System Editor. This blog describes the newest features delivered with SPS10, which include a search for product instances during product system creation.

 

 

Blogs & Articles

Latest news on landscape verification (youngest news on top):

 

Here is some background information:

 

Documentation of the landscape verification tool:

 

Demos

Here are some demos of the landscape verification tool:

 

Integrated verification with SAP Solution Manager 7.1 LMDB SPS10

 

SP1 - containing enhanced functionality including a wizard:

 

SP0 - the ramp-up version:

 

Software Download

Using landscape verification requires an SAP Solution Manager system with a proper license. For further information and download of the add-on, you need to log in to the SAP Service Marketplace (S-User required):

  • Installation: http://service.sap.com/swdc > Installations and Upgrades > Entry by Application Group > SAP Technology Components > LV FOR SOLUTION MANAGER

  • Update: SAP Service Marketplace Download Center (Quick Link swdc) -> Support Packages and Patches; Choose "L" -> LV FOR SOLUTION MANAGER

 

Additional Information

Here you'll find information on related applications, products, and tools:

  • If you want to update to SP1, read SAP Note 1539712 - Add-on landscape verification - update to SP1 (SMP login required)

  • More on SAP Solution Manager you'll find on the SAP Service Marketplace using quick link "solutionmanager" (S-User required for log-in)

  • More on the SAP NetWeaver System Landscape Directory you'll find on SCN either using quick link "System Landscape Directory" for the overview or the "More on System Landscape Directory" for demos etc.

  • A Landscape Descriptions gathering information on landscape entities and tools in the SAP system landscape

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