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alert configuration on XI

hi frnds,

let me know the procedure for alert configuration on xi i seen many therds. i am not understanding just gve me short description for alert configuration on xi

i mean which transaction code we have to use , what are the changes are made in xi to configure alerts.

Select the SXMSALERT package in transaction SE80. it is right procedure for alert configuration on XI

thanks for advance

thahir

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    Sep 09, 2008 at 04:52 AM

    Hi

    Alert Configuration:- You use alert configuration to have the system informed you about the errors that occurs during message processing.

    *Used for alerts that occurs at IE.

    Alert Management: When you define the integration process you can specify that if a particular situation occurs at runtime a alert has to be thrown using alert management.

    *Used to handle business specific errors.

    For example if the stock falls below certain level an alert has to be thorwn to the specified user using the integration process in this case you have to follow steps defined in alert management

    Defining Alert Categories

    During alert category definition, you specify the alert text, expiry time, escalation, and all other conditions related to the sending of this kind of alert.

    1. Ensure that you are in change mode in the alert category definition environment (transaction ALRTCATDEF).

    2. Choose Create Alert Category.

    3. In the Alert Category column, enter a technical key. Choose a key that describes the situation that triggers the alert, such as CUSTCANC for a category responding to a customer cancellation. This key is language-independent and identifies the alert category. The standard namespace convention applies to the key, this means keys Z* und Y* belong to the customer name space.

    4. On the Properties tab page:

    ...

    a. In the Description field, enter a description for the alert category. Choose a description that is informative with respect to the content of the alert category. The description is language-dependent.

    b. If required, you can select a classification in the Classification field. If you do not choose a specific classification, the category is stored in the classification folder Unclassified. For more information on classifications, see Alert Classification.

    c. In the Max. No. of Dels field, specify a maximum number of times that an alert of this category is to be delivered if it is not confirmed. This refers to delivery using a communication channel other than to the recipientu2019s display program (UWL, application-specific program, or alert inbox).

    d. Select Dynamic Text if the texts of the alert category cannot be defined at this stage. This refers to situations in which the texts are not known until runtime, for example when CCMS Alerts are forwarded to ALM.

    No translation can be performed for alerts with dynamic text. System messages can be entered manually in several languages.

    e. In the Expiry Time in Min. field, you can enter a life span for alerts of this category if the alerts will no longer be relevant after a specific period of time. If the expiry time elapses, the alert is removed from the alert inbox and is no longer delivered using any other channel.

    Expiry times can be derived from various sources. Priority is given first to the data provided by the triggering application, second to the BAdI ALERT_EXP_DATE, and third to this field in the alert category definition. If none is found in any of these sources, the default expiry of 31.12.2099 applies.

    f. If you wish to specify an escalation recipient, select Escalation Active and enter the escalation recipient. Also specify a tolerance time in minutes. When escalation is active for an alert category, an alert is escalated if none of the alert recipients has confirmed the alert after this tolerance time. The escalation recipient is also informed that he or she has received the alert because of an escalation.

    The escalation functionality is based on the administrator report RSALERTPROC. This report has to be scheduled as a regular job. For information on this report.

    5. On the Container tab page, define any variables that you may want to use in the short text or long text. You can also define other application-specific variables, such as company code or material number. These variables are then replaced at runtime with values from the application. For more information, .

    6. On the Short and Long Text tab page, enter texts for the alert category. You can include text variables referring to elements of the alert container or system symbols. In the case of a container element, the variable must be defined in the alert container. The entry in the text must be in the form &<ElementName>&.

    The title is used as mail title, fax subject, and alert title in the inbox. The long text is used as mail/fax body and the long text view in the inbox. The short text is used for pager and SMS.

    7. On the Optional Subsequent Activities tab page, you can enter URLs for subsequent activities. If you trigger your alerts by calling a function module, you can also specify dynamic subsequent activities. For more information, see Triggering by Calling a Function Module Directly in Triggering Alerts.

    8. Save your entries.

    You create an alert category to use in alert rules.

    Basic alert configuration

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40776

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40775

    Trigerring alerts from UDF

    Triggering XI Alerts from a User Defined Function

    hope this help u :

    Regard's

    Chetan Ahuja

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    Sep 08, 2008 at 04:08 PM

    For raising an alert you need to first configure the alert please follow the below weblog written by Michal Krawczyk

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40776

    Configuration steps are: go to transaction ALRTCATDEF

    1) Define Alert Category

    2) Create container elements which are used for holding an error messages.

    3) Recipient Determination.

    Alert can be triggered in different ways.

    1) Triggering by Calling a Function Module Directly.

    Triggering XI Alerts from a User Defined Function

    2) Triggering by Calling a Function Module in the Workplace Plug-In.

    3) Triggering with an Event Linkage.

    4) Triggering with the Post Processing Framework (PPF) or Message Control (MC)

    5) Triggering from a Workflow.

    6) Triggering from CCMS with autoreaction.

    7) Triggering from BPM.

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40129

    Simple Steps to Get Descriptive Alerts from BPM in XI

    8) Triggering alert by configuring a rule from RWB.

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/56/d5b54020c6792ae10000000a155106/content.htm

    chirag

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    Sep 09, 2008 at 04:48 AM

    Hi Tahir,

    Basically Alert configuration is used to make the system to inform about the error's while message processing . .

    You can receive the alert by e-mail, fax, or SMS. In each case you will also find the alert in your alert inbox.

    this is just the meaninig of why we use alert Configuration

    for more information , you can search many threads and links which are provided in the SDN for the Alert Configuration...........!

    Regards,

    Ak.

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    Sep 09, 2008 at 04:55 AM

    Hi Babu,

    Below links will help u a lot.

    Basic alert configuration

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40776

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40775

    Trigerring alerts from UDF

    Triggering XI Alerts from a User Defined Function

    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

    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.

    Triggering XI Alerts from a User Defined Function

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=43940

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40776 - Alert Configuration

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40775 - Trouble shoot alert config

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part - 1 -- ccms alerts ? 1

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part-2 -- ccms alerts ? 2

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part 3 -- ccms alerts --- 3

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

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40129

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

    From HelpFile

    When alerts r not displayed in inbox ?

    Then check the following

    Tcode - ALRTCATDEF_SEL

    Report - RSALERTDISP and RSALERTPROC , SXMSALERT_LOGREADER

    Did you run the report SXMSALERT_LOGREADER in SE38... If you run it, please post the corresponding logs here. If not, try to run the report giving corresponding message id and post the logs here. We will try to figure it out

    To send an EMAIL, assign an EMAIL ID to the corresponding user in the transaction SU01 and then set up SCOT and you can send emails when the ALERT is triggered.

    Once you have configure Alerts, you will get the Alerts into ALERT INBOX in RWB of the user. To also get the email, the following needs to be done,

    1. In SU01 -- Assign the Email ID for the Recipient of the ALERT.

    2. In , RWB >ALERT INBOX > PERSONALIZATION--> Time Independent Delivery and Email are selected.

    3. Finally, SCOT needs to be set up to send Emails. Check this for the same. You can ask your BASIS team to do this step.

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/23/1edf098ea211d2b47300609419ed29/frameset.htm

    Also, In ALRTCATDEF, go to SETTINGS--> CONFIGURATION. By default, the option selected is INTERNAL PROCESSING. Select the option SMTP FORWARDING AS XML and give the email id. This will enable you to send an email alert whenever an error occurs in XI.

    Also, to test your Alerts, execute the report RSALERTTEST in SE38.

    Also go throuh the following links...

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40775

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=40776

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/3f/81023cfa699508e10000000a11402f/content.htm

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

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/2b/d925bf4b8a11d1894c0000e8323c4f/frameset.htm

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part 3

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part 3

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part-2

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part-2

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part u2013 1

    Configuring scenario specific E-mail alerts in XI-CCMS: Part - 1

    Regards,

    Jayasimha Jangam

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    Sep 09, 2008 at 04:56 AM
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    Sep 09, 2008 at 07:01 AM

    hi,

    The Alerts in SAP XI can be raised for error happening in:

    1. Adapter Engine

    2. Integration Engine.

    These Alerts are system generated in case anything happens in either of the component.

    For this you need to:

    1. Create ALert Category in the Transaction ALRTCATDEF

    2. Create Alert rules in Runtime Workbench--> ALert Configuration and associating these rules to Alert category.

    Once you have configure Alerts, you will get the Alerts into ALERT INBOX in RWB of the user.

    To also get the email, the following needs to be done:

    1. In SU01 -- Assign the Email ID for the Recipient of the ALERT.

    2. In , RWB >ALERT INBOX > PERSONALIZATION--> Time Independent Delivery ---> Email are selected.

    3. Finally, SCOT needs to be set up to send Emails. Check this for the same. You can ask your BASIS team to do this step.

    Also, In ALRTCATDEF, go to SETTINGS--> CONFIGURATION. By default, the option selected is INTERNAL PROCESSING. Select the option SMTP FORWARDING AS XML and give the email id. This will enable you to send an email alert whenever an error occurs in XI.

    Thanks,

    Durga

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