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    Posted on Jun 17, 2008 at 10:45 AM

    Hi,

    Please go through this Weblog by Michal on setting alert in XI:

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--step-by-step

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/55/66d5e80d2911d3a2c300a0c943858e/frameset.htm

    Also,

    Troubleshooting Guide:

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--troubleshooting-guide

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  • Posted on Jun 17, 2008 at 10:46 AM

    Hi,

    Steps of alert configuration :

    Prerequisites

    The following prerequisites have to be met in order to use the Alert Management (ALM):

    · For using the Alert Inbox (BSP based display program of ALM), the corresponding service has to be activated in the service maintenance transaction SICF. Choose Default_host ® sap ® bc ® bsp ® sap ® alert inbox, and Activate in the context menu.

    · For customizing or administration of the Alert Management the corresponding authorization role has to be assigned. The end users do not need any additional authorization.

    · The central alert server must be maintained as an RFC destination in transaction SM59 in the local system. If there is no suitable user, you have to create a user for the RFC connection in the central alert system in transaction SU01. To make this RFC destination known as the RFC destination of the Alert Management System in the local system, the central alert server must also be selected as the RFC destination in transaction SALRT1 of the local system or in Settings ® RFC-Destination of Alert Server.

    If the central alert server is running on the local system in the same client, you do not have to maintain an RFC destination. In this case, you can simply enter NONE in transaction SALRT1.

    · If external communication types, such as e-mail, SMS, and fax are used, these communication types must be correctly configured in SAPconnect, because the alerts are then sent from the central alert system via SAPconnect.

    Process Flow

    The following describes the process flow from alert configuration (transaction ALRTCATDEF) to alert display and confirmation (for example in the alert inbox transaction ALRTINBOX):

    1. Optional: You can define alert classifications. These are useful to group alert categories. For example, you can create an alert classification CRM that contains alert categories referring to CRM. Alert classifications can now have subclassifications. This enables you to build up your own classification hierarchy. Especially, if you use the Alert Mangement (ALM) extensively, classification and subclassification help you to organize your ALM alert landscape and to have a clear overview.

    2. For different types of alerts you have to define different categories. The category contains various properties and other specifications that define the alerts within that category, for example expiry date, or the escalation recipient. You can define an alert category to suit your business requirements and assign the category to the corresponding classification. For example, for the alert classification CRM you can create the alert categories Contract Cancelled and Decrease in Sales. When the critical situation defined in the alert category arises, the system recognizes this and sends an alert instance of this category to the recipients determined. The alerts can always be found in the display programs configured for the recipient (UWL, application-specific program, or alert inbox). Additionally, the alerts are sent via eventual external communication channels, such as e-mail, sms, or fax.

    3. You have to determine recipients so that the Alert Management knows who the recipients of alerts of a particular category are and that the correct parties are informed.

    4. You can configure the way how alerts are processed. For the general use of the Alert Management you do not have to change the default settings. However, if for example you want to send alerts to third-party systems, or to be able to confirm alerts by SMS/Internet mail, or to have logs written, then you have to configure alert processing.

    5. There is a number of Alert Management administration reports that you must schedule according to your requirements. For example, report RSALERTPROC must be executed in order to enable escalation.

    6. Alerts of a particular category must be triggered by an application at runtime. Triggering alerts can be done in various ways. You can call a function module directly or use middleware components that trigger alerts, such as the Business Object Repository (BOR), Post Processing Framework (PPF), SAP Workflow, or CCMS.

    7. Recipients can view the alerts assigned to them in the UWL of Enteprise Portal, in application-specific display programs, or in the alert inbox. In addition, alerts can be received as e-mail, SMS, or fax, if these external communication channels are configured in SAPconnect.

    8. If the problem causing the alert is solved by a recipient, the recipient can confirm the alert, this means its status is changed and it will not be delivered, escalated, or displayed anymore. Alerts are generally confirmed by the recipient in the display program, such as the UWL or Alert Inbox. However, if an alert is sent by Internet mail or SMS message, it is also possible to confirm it by sending an Internet mail or SMS message back to the SAP system. Alert Management uses inbound processing for this.

    Refer these links :

    Check these Usefull BLOGs also

    /people/bhavesh.kantilal/blog/2006/07/25/triggering-xi-alerts-from-a-user-defined-function

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2007/04/26/xipi-throwing-generic-exceptions-from-any-type-of-mapping

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--step-by-step - Alert Configuration

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--troubleshooting-guide - Trouble shoot alert config

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/23/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part--1 -- ccms alerts – 1

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/24/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-2 -- ccms alerts – 2

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2006/02/20/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-3 -- ccms alerts --- 3

    Alerts with variables from the messages payload (XI) - UPDATED -

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/03/13/alerts-with-variables-from-the-messages-payload-xi--updated

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Hope this will help you.

    Regards

    Aashish Sinha

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    Posted on Jun 17, 2008 at 10:46 AM

    Hi,

    Nice article on alerts configuration.

    Go through this.

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/9418d690-0201-0010-85bb-e9b2c1af895b

    XI:Alerts step-by-step. (fundamental Basic) /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--step-by-step

    CCMS Monitoring for XI /people/sap.user72/blog/2005/11/24/xi-configuring-ccms-monitoring-for-xi-part-i

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part-1 /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/23/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part--1

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part-2 /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/24/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-2

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part 3 /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2006/02/20/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-3

    Solution Manager CEN and Alerting configuration (Advanced) /people/federico.babelis2/blog/2006/05/03/solution-manager-cen-and-alerting-configuration-guide-for-dummies

    Thanks,

    Vijaya.

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    Posted on Jun 17, 2008 at 01:46 PM

    Hi Ashok Reddy Thatigutla,

    Alerting is an function of Runtime Workbench along with Message archiving,End-to-end monitoring, Performance Monitoring,Cache monitoring.

    Alerting is no longer dependent on the configuration and activation of end-to-end

    monitoring. Consequently, the delay between when an error occurs in message

    processing and the creation of an alert is significantly reduced. Furthermore, you no

    longer need to schedule the report SXMSALERT_PROCESS_DATA_GET as a

    background job.The Runtime Workbench has CCMS Alert Monitor thru which

    You can now configure one new CCMS Alert Monitor per Adapter Engine for

    adapter-specific processing errors.Alerts triggered by the Runtime Workbench can now be forwarded to the CCMS Alert

    Monitor and displayed there.

    See also SAP Note 824039.

    Thru Runtime Workbench we can access alert inbox, alert configuration

    In process Integration with Central SAP Monitoring Infrastructure we Drill down to individual process steps and Use SAP Web AS Alert Framework.

    In SAP Web AS Alert Framework, we Classify errors and Alert channels (such as e-mail) available.

    Alert-Configuration

    Objective: Active Monitoring

    CCMS Alerts + message-oriented alerts

    Based on SAPu2019s Basis Alert Framework

    Alerts propagated through E-Mail, SMS,

    In Monitoring the SAP Exchange Infrastructure, Message Alerting is part of Runtime Workbench.

    Alerting Framework

    Configuration of alerts to reflect the needs of specific processes

    Part of SAP Web AS

    Alert Configuration

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/80/942f3ffed33d67e10000000a114084/frameset.htm

    Alert Inbox

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/80/942f3ffed33d67e10000000a114084/frameset.htm

    Alert Notification Step-by-Step

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Defining Alert Classifications

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Triggering Alerts

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Setting up alerts

    Setting up alerts in RZ20

    Alert Management

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/e04141e8-0f11-2a10-adaa-9d97b062c2df

    Alert Notification

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/90f449a8-a6db-2910-a386-d2b5999f5751

    Custom Alerts in CIC Win Client for CRM 5.0

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/601db2b2-2839-2a10-0381-8807979f6ff8

    Understanding u'r SAP EarlyWatch Alert Report

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/4b88cb90-0201-0010-5bb1-a65272a329bf

    cheers!

    gyanaraj

    ****Pls reward points if u find this helpful

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    Posted on Jun 17, 2008 at 01:57 PM

    HI

    Alerting is an function of Runtime Workbench along with Message archiving,End-to-end monitoring, Performance Monitoring,Cache monitoring.

    Alerting is no longer dependent on the configuration and activation of end-to-end monitoring. Consequently, the delay between when an error occurs in message processing and the creation of an alert is significantly reduced. Furthermore, you no longer need to schedule the report XMSALERT_PROCESS_DATA_GET as a

    background job.The Runtime Workbench has CCMS Alert Monitor thru which You can now configure one new CCMS Alert Monitor per Adapter Engine for adapter-specific processing errors.Alerts triggered by the Runtime Workbench can now be forwarded to the CCMS Alert Monitor and displayed there.

    See also SAP Note 824039.

    Thru Runtime Workbench we can access alert inbox, alert configuration In process Integration with Central SAP Monitoring Infrastructure we Drill down to individual process steps and Use SAP Web AS Alert Framework.

    In SAP Web AS Alert Framework, we Classify errors and Alert channels (such as e-mail) available.

    Alert-Configuration

    Objective: Active Monitoring

    CCMS Alerts + message-oriented alerts

    Based on SAPu2019s Basis Alert Framework

    Alerts propagated through E-Mail, SMS,

    In Monitoring the SAP Exchange Infrastructure, Message Alerting is part of Runtime Workbench.

    Alerting Framework

    Configuration of alerts to reflect the needs of specific processes

    Part of SAP Web AS

    ALERTS:

    Steps of alert configuration :

    Prerequisites

    The following prerequisites have to be met in order to use the Alert Management (ALM):

    u2022 For using the Alert Inbox (BSP based display program of ALM), the corresponding service has to be activated in the service maintenance transaction SICF. Choose Default_host u00AE sap u00AE bc u00AE bsp u00AE sap u00AE alert inbox, and Activate in the context menu.

    u2022 For customizing or administration of the Alert Management the corresponding authorization role has to be assigned. The end users do not need any additional authorization.

    u2022 The central alert server must be maintained as an RFC destination in transaction SM59 in the local system. If there is no suitable user, you have to create a user for the RFC connection in the central alert system in transaction SU01. To make this RFC destination known as the RFC destination of the Alert Management System in the local system, the central alert server must also be selected as the RFC destination in transaction SALRT1 of the local system or in Settings u00AE RFC-Destination of Alert Server.

    If the central alert server is running on the local system in the same client, you do not have to maintain an RFC destination. In this case, you can simply enter NONE in transaction SALRT1.

    u2022 If external communication types, such as e-mail, SMS, and fax are used, these communication types must be correctly configured in SAPconnect, because the alerts are then sent from the central alert system via SAPconnect.

    Process Flow

    The following describes the process flow from alert configuration (transaction ALRTCATDEF) to alert display and confirmation (for example in the alert inbox transaction ALRTINBOX):

    1. Optional: You can define alert classifications. These are useful to group alert categories. For example, you can create an alert classification CRM that contains alert categories referring to CRM. Alert classifications can now have subclassifications. This enables you to build up your own classification hierarchy. Especially, if you use the Alert Mangement (ALM) extensively, classification and subclassification help you to organize your ALM alert landscape and to have a clear overview.

    2. For different types of alerts you have to define different categories. The category contains various properties and other specifications that define the alerts within that category, for example expiry date, or the escalation recipient. You can define an alert category to suit your business requirements and assign the category to the corresponding classification. For example, for the alert classification CRM you can create the alert categories Contract Cancelled and Decrease in Sales. When the critical situation defined in the alert category arises, the system recognizes this and sends an alert instance of this category to the recipients determined. The alerts can always be found in the display programs configured for the recipient (UWL, application-specific program, or alert inbox). Additionally, the alerts are sent via eventual external communication channels, such as e-mail, sms, or fax.

    3. You have to determine recipients so that the Alert Management knows who the recipients of alerts of a particular category are and that the correct parties are informed.

    4. You can configure the way how alerts are processed. For the general use of the Alert Management you do not have to change the default settings. However, if for example you want to send alerts to third-party systems, or to be able to confirm alerts by SMS/Internet mail, or to have logs written, then you have to configure alert processing.

    5. There is a number of Alert Management administration reports that you must schedule according to your requirements. For example, report RSALERTPROC must be executed in order to enable escalation.

    6. Alerts of a particular category must be triggered by an application at runtime. Triggering alerts can be done in various ways. You can call a function module directly or use middleware components that trigger alerts, such as the Business Object Repository (BOR), Post Processing Framework (PPF), SAP Workflow, or CCMS.

    7. Recipients can view the alerts assigned to them in the UWL of Enteprise Portal, in application-specific display programs, or in the alert inbox. In addition, alerts can be received as e-mail, SMS, or fax, if these external communication channels are configured in SAPconnect.

    8. If the problem causing the alert is solved by a recipient, the recipient can confirm the alert, this means its status is changed and it will not be delivered, escalated, or displayed anymore. Alerts are generally confirmed by the recipient in the display program, such as the UWL or Alert Inbox. However, if an alert is sent by Internet mail or SMS message, it is also possible to confirm it by sending an Internet mail or SMS message back to the SAP system. Alert Management uses inbound processing for this.

    Refer these links :

    Check these Usefull BLOGs also

    /people/bhavesh.kantilal/blog/2006/07/25/triggering-xi-alerts-from-a-user-defined-function

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2007/04/26/xipi-throwing-generic-exceptions-from-any-type-of-mapping

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--step-by-step - Alert Configuration

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/09/09/xi-alerts--troubleshooting-guide - Trouble shoot alert config

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/23/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part--1 -- ccms alerts u2013 1

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2005/12/24/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-2 -- ccms alerts u2013 2

    /people/aravindh.prasanna/blog/2006/02/20/configuring-scenario-specific-e-mail-alerts-in-xi-ccms-part-3 -- ccms alerts --- 3

    Alerts with variables from the messages payload (XI) - UPDATED -

    /people/michal.krawczyk2/blog/2005/03/13/alerts-with-variables-from-the-messages-payload-xi--updated

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    ALERTS:

    ALRTCATDEF Editing Alert Categories

    ALRTCATDEF_SEL Define Alert Category

    ALRTDISP Display Alerts

    ALRTINBOX Alert Inbox

    ALRTMON Alert Monitor

    ALRTPERS Personalize Alert Delivery

    ALRTPROC Process Alerts

    ALRTSUBSCR Subscribe to Alert Categories

    The Alert Framework provides an interface from the Basis (Web AS) Alert Framework. You use

    transaction ALRTCATDEF to define the text, the priority, number of delivery, etc. for the alert.

    �� To configure your alerts, proceed as follows:

    �� To define an alert category, choose Create Alert Category.

    �� You can also create the alert category directly by calling transaction ALRTCATDEF. In both

    cases you require the authorizations of the role SAP_XI_ADMINISTRATOR

    Alert Configuration

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/80/942f3ffed33d67e10000000a114084/frameset.htm

    Alert Inbox

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/80/942f3ffed33d67e10000000a114084/frameset.htm

    Alert Notification Step-by-Step

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Defining Alert Classifications

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Triggering Alerts

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/49/cbfb40f17af66fe10000000a1550b0/frameset.htm

    Setting up alerts

    Setting up alerts in RZ20

    Alert Management

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/e04141e8-0f11-2a10-adaa-9d97b062c2df

    Alert Notification

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/90f449a8-a6db-2910-a386-d2b5999f5751

    Custom Alerts in CIC Win Client for CRM 5.0

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/601db2b2-2839-2a10-0381-8807979f6ff8

    Understanding u'r SAP EarlyWatch Alert Report

    https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/4b88cb90-0201-0010-5bb1-a65272a329bf

    cheers

    reward points if found useful

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