Configuring SAP monitoring
To monitor a SAP system, the Monitoring Agent for SAP Applications must connect to an application server in the system to be monitored so that the agent can access the Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) code that is provided with the product.
Before you begin
The directions here are for the most current release of this agent. For information about how to check the version of an agent in your environment, see Using agent commands. For detailed information about the agent version list and what's new for each version, see Change history.
Review the hardware and software prerequisites. For the up-to-date system requirement information, see System requirements for agents, data collectors, and plug-ins.
The SAP agent does not support non-Unicode SAP systems.
About this task
The SAP agent is a multiple instance agent. You must create the first instance and start the agent manually.
To configure the agent on Windows systems, you can use the IBM Performance Management window or the silent response file.
To configure the agent on Linux or AIX systems, you can run the script and respond to prompts, or use the silent response file.
After you install the SAP agent, you can import the Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) transport on the SAP system to support data collection in the SAP system. For more information, see Importing the ABAP transport on the SAP system.
After you configure the SAP agent, you must verify the agent configuration. For more information, see Verifying agent configuration.
To delete the ABAP transport from the SAP system, you must import delete transport to the SAP system. For more information, see Deleting the ABAP transport from the SAP system.
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