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Configuring Maintainance Optimizer


We have just installed Solution Manager 4.0 SL15 successfully.

Now i want to Configuring Maintainance Optimizer from scratch but i don't know the steps or procedure.

can any body help me out to do this.



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    Posted on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:52 AM

    in addition

    How to Configure Maintenance Optimizer to Use Software Lifecycle Manager to Automatically Download Support Packages and SAP Enhancement Packages

    Hope it solve ur problem



    Edited by: Prakhar Saxena on Nov 12, 2009 4:24 PM

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      Hi Prakhar,

      Thank you so much for your reply.

      Actually i had already gone through all off the links you have provided.

      But while configuring some tabs are missing in our system.

      Step wise document will not be available?

      If you have any document can you please provide me?

      Thanks in advance,


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    Posted on Nov 13, 2009 at 06:08 AM

    Still waiting.

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      1. Ensure your Solution manager system is at the most recent Support Package Level, specifically ST 400 Patch 11, to reduce note application time

      2. Download from oss most recent step-by-step setup guide

      3. Oss note 1024932

      4. Oss Note 1008717 ( N/A )

      1. Relevant up to SP11 for Basis 700

      5. OSS Note 950975 support for IE7 ( N/A we are using GUI)

      6. Oss note 975510 u2013 corrections for snote ( Via OSS not snote )

      7. Oss note 1004691 u2013 corrections for snote *** Corrections for 975510 ( UP TO SAP_BASIS 11 ) N/A

      8. Common problem notes, but not critical for Maint Opt

      1. 0998987: Maintenance Optimizer: Empty error messages

      2. 1022072: Maintenance Optimizer: "No Data Available" message o See note 1025381 before applying 1022072.

      3. 1020789: Maintenance Optimizer: Allow all systems to be selected

      4. 1020802: Maintenance Optimizer List displays incomplete data

      5. 1024105: Maintenance Optimizer: two "Cancel" buttons

      6. 1025381: Maintenance Optimizer: Link to additional download files

      7. 1029453: Maintenance Optimizer - Wrong status displayed

      8. 1030405: Maintenance Optimizer: Browser opens in background

      9. 1030498: Maintenance Optimizer - IBase is not active

      10. 1032463: Maintenance Optimizer: Internet Explorer Script Error

      11. 1042704: Maintenance Optimizer: Display only employee partners

      9. Partner Scenario SOLMAN4.0 Only

      1. Os note 1021275 ( RFC Destinations ) N/A ST 400 11

      10. Oss Note: 997780 ( N/A we are at 11 use note 939897 for ST400 SP11 Application )

      1. Relevant for ST400 SP09 ( N/A ST 400 11 )

      11. User:

      1. To setup you must have SAP_ALL

      12. General Users: ( Oss note 1032322 )

      1. Must be assigned to role SAP_MAINT_OPT_ADMIN

      2. Auth Object: D_SOL_VSBL ( visibility of solutions)

      3. Auth Object: CRM_ORD_PR ( for CRM stuff )

      13. /spro

      14. As of Support Package level ST 400 SP10:

      1. Call Transaction SPRO -> SAP Reference IMG ->SAP Solution Manager -> Advanced Configuration -> Basic Settings -> SAP Solution Manager System -> Change Management -> Set Up Maintenance Optimizer

      15. This IMG activity refers to the SAP Note 990534: Solution Manager Maintenance Optimizer: BC Set. Follow the instructions in this SAP Note

      1. N/A as of ST400 SP11

      16. Define a Solution:

      1. Solution_Manager u2013 Select Solution Overview u2013 New.

      2. Enter Descriptive Name ( Ex. GTS Landscape )

      3. Hit Continue

      4. Select Solution Landscape Maintenance

      5. Select System Groups & Logical Components on the Left hand Side

      6. Select Solution Landscapes and pick the one you created

      7. Define the solutions for that landscape

      8. Highlight each item and click Logical Component (You must have a valid license to set this up)

      17. Assign S-User

      1. Transaction: AISUSER

      2. Enter you user id and your SUSER ID for downloading

      18. Create another SAPOSS Connection called SAP-OSS with S-User assigned


      20. Select Solution Overview

      21. Select the solution you want to work with

      22. Select u2013 Change Management u2013 Support Package Stacks

      23. Click Maintenance Optimizer around middle of screen

      24. Select the solution you want to get Spu2019s for

      25. Go to OSS and add the files to download basket

      26. When done return to screen and hit continue

      27. Select - Confirm files in Download Basket

      1. Error message comes if your sap user and your oss user are not setup in AISUSER screen

      28. Now go to SAP Download Manager ( On your local pc ) and download the files you just confirmed u2013 of course using the same S-User id you just added them to the basket with

      29. Apply support packages via spam per normal process

      30. Return to the SOLUTION_MANAGER window select the landscape you are working on

      31. Hit Maintenance Optimizer List

      32. Choose the maintenance transaction you are working on

      33. You will see a list of the confirmed and downloaded spu2019s you selected

      34. Once you apply these to the system using SPAM you will change the status of implementation to Completed and Hit Save

      35. This completes this activity

      36. If you wish to do more work you will have to create a new transaction.



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