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    Posted on Apr 24, 2007 at 05:21 AM

    check this


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  • Posted on Apr 24, 2007 at 05:21 AM


    Manually Applying OSS note on SAP Standard Program

    In order to apply any OSS note, you have to be authorized by your company and be assigned an OSS ID and password.

    For any SAP standard program modification, you are required to login to OSS and request for a repair program Access key.

    Follow this step to obtain the Program Access key:

    Menu Path: System -> Services -> SAP Service (Transaction code OSS1)

    Login in with your OSS ID and Password

    Click the Registration button

    Click Register Object

    Double click R/3 Value Contract

    Fill in the Object Registration for Installation:

    For e.g.

    PGMID/Object/Name: R3TR FUGR MIGO

    SAP release: 46C

    Finished, click the Register button

    Select the Key number and use the Copy and Paste short key to copy the Access key

    You are now able to modify the SAP standard program.

    Finished the modification, do remember to transport it to the production system after all the necessary testing.


    How to apply OSS notes to my R/3 system?

    In order to fix one of the problem in R/3 system, SAP will asked you to download an OSS notes which is a ".car" file.

    To work with a CAR File do the following at OS Level:

    Get into OS as <sapsid>adm

    Copy the .CAR file to a Temporary Directory.

    Uncompress the file with SAPCAR

    Copy the the data file generated in the data transport directory

    ( ej: = /usr/Sap/trans/data).

    Copy the the cofile file generated in the cofiles transport directory

    ( = ej: /usr/Sap/trans/cofiles).

    Run transaction STMS

    Upload the support package with SPAM transaction and the support package will show "New support packages".

                      Examples of CAR command :-

                      1) UNIX only:

                      Log on as user <sapsid>adm.

                      cd /usr/sap/trans

                      CAR -xvf tmp/<ARCHIVE_NAME>.CAR -V

                      2) Windows NT only:

                      Log on as user <SAPSID>ADM.

                      cd \USR\SAP\TRANS

                      CAR -xvf TMP\<ARCHIVE_NAME>.CAR

                      This Will create two(2) FILES

                      After you run SPAM you MUST run STMS and check the transport queues

                                        As per 315963 note you can direct made the changes in the program or you can apply the support pack.

                                        a) If you want to apply correction then first you need to register the object in SAP, so that you will get the Access key and then you can make the changes.

                                        b) If you want to import the support pack then you need to down load from SAP market-place. and this is in CAR file. and then you need extract the same using CAR utility.

                                        ex: CAR -xvf


                                        you can directly apply the patch from SAPGUI, login to 000 client and then you can load the patch from Presentation server.

                                        Also check what is your current basis patch level?

                                        For example if you want to apply patch 07 and you are having 05 then you need to apply 06 and then apply 07.

                                                          Things to take note of:-

                                                          It would definitely be better to apply the latest spam/saint spam manager, tp, R3trans and possibly a new kernel patch.

                                                          This is not a simple task to complete on the fly. By applying SAP support packs, you may run into problems with SPDD and SPAU adjustments. Also include the fact that the support packages may break one of your transactions. You may want to test this in your sandbox environment, if you have one, before tackling it.

                                                          In most situation when you apply support packages, it can takes about 3 weeks to fully test the support packages before you can apply them to the production system.

                                                          Do test your "golden" transactions to make sure that they are not broken. If you are not familiar with SPDD and/or SPAU adjustments than do not attempt to load support packages.

                                                          You may be better off just to modify the SAP object in question via OSS note.



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                                                        • Posted on Apr 24, 2007 at 05:23 AM

                                                          Use the transaction SNOTE to implement the notes..

                                                          do not follow manual steps unless recommended...

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