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Solution Manager 7.

1 (SP4) Initial Setup

- All required support packages and add-on installations have been
installed (SOCO)
- SP 3
- You may have tried to perform solman_setup in SP1 and upgraded to
- No SLDs.
Pre-work (for SLD last part) required only if you copied client
001 to another client (e.g. client 100) and you wanted to use that
client as your productive client.
Do this in your new client:
- Create user CTC_NULL with password CTC_NULL
- You may need to create SLD_CS_USER, provide any password.
- Change user type of SLDDSUSER and SLDAPIUSER from dialog to
service (not required but may be useful)
- Add roles to your user (if you are not using solman_admin) same
roles as solman_admin
- Go to http://hostname:5<sys_number>00/useradmin ->
configuration -> ABAP system -> change client number 001 to your
productive client
- Go to configtool, change ume from 001 to 100 (you can use find
then type 001 and change the configuration from 001 to 100).
Skip Step:
- Prepare Outside Discovery will pursue this configuration on a later

1. Login to Solution Manager

2. Go to transaction solman_setup

3. Wait for a few seconds/minutes, until your browser will open. You will
see the below screen in your browser. (if you have previously run
this with SP1 you will see the below screens step 4 onwards)

4. Click System preparation. The window below will be shown.

5. To create user, click edit button.

6. You can now create the user(s) by clicking CREATE ALL USERS
- Create the users for SOLMAN.
- Once you have clicked edit, the edit button will be changed to
read only.

NOTE: If you have previously run this SP1, SOLMAN_ADMIN and

SOLMAN_BTC will have missing roles, you will need to create/update
the users (go to step 9 to add roles to SOLMAN_ADMIN and
SOLMAN_BTC users).
7. Once you clicked Create all users, logs will be shown.

8. After creating the users, click next. (you can also change back to
read only mode)

9. To add roles to users SOLMAN_ADMIN and SOLMAN_BTC:

b. Scroll down to needed roles and click execute

c. Once you have clicked execute, the browser will then provide
you with the screen shot below, only means that it is already

d. After few seconds to few minutes, you can check the logs:
e. You can also check the SOLMAN_ADMIN/SOLMAN_BTC user has a
green status.

f. Repeat steps a to e for SOLMAN_BTC.

g. You should now be able to see that all users have been created
with their recommended roles.

Click next to proceed to Check Installation. (Notice that the
EDIT button is now read-only button. Leave it as it is until end of
system preparation).

You will see the below screen after clicking next (Check
installation phase)

You can choose to execute only the selected item or one by
one (see below)

Or you can choose to execute all.

Any of the option you chooses, the logs will be shown in at the
bottom of the selection (boxed in green)
Once you clicked execute, you should see the processing
circle, wait for it to finish.

When the processing has finished, it will tell you which have
failed (by having a red status instead of green.

For this one, I used to have red status for Check TMS Configuration
and Software Prerequisites. I upgraded to SP4 and there are no
errors now.
You can also check the logs (click one of the steps from the activities
to view the logs.
Example: System Pre-requisites:

After all activities are green, click next to proceed to
Implement SAP Note


After clicking next, you will see the screen below.


Click on Download

After clicking download, you will then see the screen below. It
states here what SAP Note to download and its status.

As stated in the help section of the screen, go to your solution
manager and go to transaction SNOTE.


In SNOTE -> Go to -> Download SAP Note

Type in the SAP Note that you wanted to download (as stated
in your browser - 1633725) and click execute/download

SAP will then start to download the SAP Note. Wait for it to

You will know that the note has been downloaded by this
message (lower left of your SAP window)


You can check the downloaded note via the screen below.


Select the note (click on note 1633725)


Go to menu SAP Note -> Implement SAP Note

A pop-up window will appear, telling you to apply the SAP
Notes in the list. Click Ok.

Once you have clicked ok, you will need to wait for the system
to download ALL the notes in the list.

Once the download has completed, a few more notes are
needed to be loaded. Click ok and wait for the download to be


You may need to download a few more notes.

After all the notes have been downloaded, a new pop-up
screen will appear. Click yes if you are certain of the side effects, if
not and want to read, click on notes, if you are unsure what to do
next, you may want to click cancel.

If you click yes, you will then be asked if you want to
implement the notes all at the same time or one by one. Or you may
opt to check the notes and/or cancel.

Click on implement all (execute button), you will then see
another pop-up asking you if you have done the manual steps for a
specific note (note 1640239).

If you havent done so, click on display, to display the note
and try to implement the manual steps in the note. (Just perform the
manual steps after the implementation as described in the note).


Confirm that you have read and click ok (check mark).

Another pop-up window will ask you to confirm that you have
read the notes. Click yes

You will then be informed regarding making repairs in foreign
namespaces. Just click check.

You will then be asked for a transport request. You can use
transport requests before, but it would be better to use a new one.
So click create request.

You will then be asked for a description, project, etc. You would
just need to put in a short description. Then click save.

After you have clicked save, a new transport request number
will be inputted in the request field. Click ok.

You will then be asked about object editing. Click ok (or


You will then be asked to confirm changes for SAP notes. Click

You will then be informed that the text was created in
language D (German). Click ok.


You will then be presented with the screen below. Click ok.

While waiting, you can click next in your browser to move
from Download to Import. As you can see, SAP Note properties had
been updated (because you have downloaded the SAP Note)

Go back to SAP and check if the notes have been

Once all the SAP Notes have been implemented, go back to
the browser. In the Implement SAP Note area, choose status


Wait a few seconds, and the log are will be updated.


Click next to proceed to Post-process step.


In post-process step, click execute button.

After clicking execute, wait a few seconds and check the log


Once completed, click next to proceed to Configure ABAP step.

Once you are in Configure ABAP step, you will see the screen
below. Click execute to perform this step and wait for it to finish.

You can check the logs if the ABAP configuration has been

Once this step has been completed, click next to proceed to
Web Service Configuration.

You will then see the screen below. Click on Configure Web

Once you have clicked Configure Web Dispatcher, you will
then see the screen below. You can choose to specify web
dispatcher for internal communication by ticking Access via Web

You can skip this and click next to proceed to Configure
Authentication Type.

In Configure Authentication Type, you can start performing by
clicking Start WebDynpro. You may want to check the
documentation first by clicking Display

The documentation states the specific steps needed to be

Start the configuration by clicking Start WebDynpro. It will
open a new window.

Click on Log on and a window for authentication will pop-up.
Provide credentials and click ok.

Once logged in, you will be presented by this screen. Click on
Simplified Web Service Configuration.

Service Administration Tab -> Simplified Web Service



You will then proceed to the screen below.

Choose API Settings Tab and choose all and click save.

NOTE: Since you dont have HTTPS configured, you may want to
configure it via RZ10 icm server port.


Once saved, you can log-out of the SOA Management.

Change status from Not Performed to Performed. Status
will be changed to green.


You can see the logs have been updated as well.


Click next to go to next step (Logical Ports Creation).


In Logical Ports Creation step, you can see the screen below.

You can choose to execute all to create the logical port (in red

You can check the documentation by clicking display (green box)

You can manually perform this step by clicking Start WebDynpro

(Blue box). You can also check the configuration by clicking the
Start WebDynpro link. Use the documentation to guide you
through this

Here are the contents of the documentation.

Once you have clicked the execute all button, the browser will
add this part for you to know that the job is running.

Once the job has run and the configuration have been
performed. Status will be green. Logs will appear and with status
green as well.

If you want to check the activity, click on Start WebDynpro.
This document wont have any screen shot for this. Discover it on
your own.

Once done, click next to continue with Prepare Landscape

In Prepare Landscape step, here are the required sub-steps to
be done.

Click on Select SLD to continue. (or click next from above
current screen of your browser).

Check the Help area. Either you already have SLD (single or
multiple) or none.

Follow the instructions in the help. (for this one were using no
SLD installed). Press the Setup Local SLD from the below screen

Host: Input your host (ip address or server name)

Port: Normally you would use 5<system number>00
Https: check only if this is working and you want to use https
User: solman_admin or your user
Password: solman_admin password or your password.

A pop-up screen will appear. Click Ok.

A new window will appear. Login to the system. Use your
credentials or that of SOLMAN_ADMIN or any user with SAP_ALL

If the user has only been created, or if password has expired,
you will then be asked to change the password of the user. Click


The process will continue.


You will also need to provide passwords.

You need to provide the password for administration user

You would need to provide passwords for different users

Click next.

After you clicked next, it will then proceed.

Wait for it to continue and finish. You can monitor the progress
on the top of the screen.


You may face this error:

Create user: CTC_NULL with password CTC_NULL

It will then continue to configure, wait until it finishes or until
user interaction is required.

When the configuration is finished you will be shown this

You can check the logs and/or the steps. You can now close
the window and proceed with your setup. Click Next to proceed to
next sub step of prepare landscape.

You will now be in Prepare Outside Discovery. In this step,
you will need to do the steps manually. You can choose to display
the documentation to guide you through the manual activities

Start with turning off maintenance mode. Follow the
instructions in the documentation.

Click display, you will be prompted for username and password.

Provide it and you will then see the instructions.

Once you have the instruction, click on Open Java URL

It will open a new window which looks like the screen shot below.

As the document shows, go to Agents tab and check if maintenance

mode field is on/off. If it is on,

Turn it off:

Close the documentation window and the SMD Agent Administration

Window. Change execution status from Not Performed to Performed.


Next is to install diagnostic agent

Check the documentation by clicking the display link

Here is the documentation:

Install Diagnostic Agents to ALL managed (satellite) systems.

Use this link to help you with installation (I wont provide step-bystep guide for Diagnostic Agent Installation for managed systems)
No guide for SAP HostAgent as well (if you install diagnostic agent
7.3, sap host agent will be installed as well.)
Click Next to go to the next sub step Connect Diagnostic

In the step Connect Diagnostic Agent, select an agent from
the drop down menu (in red box), and click agents. Wait for a few
minutes and you will be able to see the diagnostic agent for your
solution manager. You need to select ALL diagnostic agents you
have installed from the previous step (since I skipped that step you
will only see one agent).


Tick the check box, and click connect to add connection.

A pop-up window will appear asking if you want to connect the
agent to Solution Manager, click yes


You can check the status of connection. Currently pending.

You can click refresh to refresh the status until the status is

Once the status changed to connected, you can then click
next to continue with the next step Setup LMDB.


Once you clicked next, you will be shown this pop-up. Just click


You can check the help section of the step.

You can start in the Administration Section by clicking
Configure Object Server.

Once you have clicked the Configure Object Server, a window
will pop-up like the screen below. You may need to check out the
SAP Note indicated.

Type in the LMDB Object Server Name this can be anything you
want, just make sure it is easy to remember. However, a
recommendation by SAP can be seen in the SAP Note.


Once you have inputted the Object Server Name. Click ok.

Note: Cant use host name as it is being used by sld.

After putting in the LMDB Object Server Name, you can add a
synchronization connection between SLD and LMDB. In this section,
click add

After clicking ADD, a pop-up window will appear. Read the
instructions and provide necessary information.

Here are the guidelines for the fields.

Here are the populated fields.

Description: Anything you want

Source URL: check the drop down - dropdown has 1 active URL

User: this will be populated once you choose source URL (you can
also change user)
Source Namespace: choose from dropdown
Rank of Source Namespace: positive number
Target Namespace: Choose from dropdown (only active is available)
Rank of Target Namespace: positive number should not equal to
rank of source.


After you have populated the fields, click check.


Once the check is done, it will tell you if there are any errors.


If there are no errors, click save and activate.

After saving and activating, you will see the connection in
Synchronization Connections between SLD and LMDB part.


Click Activate:

While activating the LMDB SLD connection, you may face
this issue:


Check your CIM and CR Content version in SLD.

Go to your SLD (http://<host>:<port>/sld) -> Administration ->

Details -> Data

NOTE: The screen shot above has been updated since Ive already
updated my CIM Version to 1.6.21.

Check the LMDB Setup Guide and the note indicated in the guide to
download necessary CR and CIM versions.

Once you have downloaded the CIM and CR versions, update

Note: If you are upgrading from CR version 4 to version 7, you will
need CR versions 5, 6 and 7 (as advised in the note.)

In your SLD:
Go to your SLD (http://<host>:<port>/sld) -> Administration ->

Import the cimzip file first. Choose your file and click import
selected file.

If you selected a lower version import, you wont be able to

continue, so click cancel import.

Select another file and import the file again. If you selected the
same version or higher version of the file, the system will ask you to
continue or cancel the import. Click continue import

It will then go back to Administration page of SLD and you will be

able to see the progress of your import and the status.

Once the import is finished, you will see from the progress that it
has imported successfully.

After you have upgraded CIM, upgrade CR version. Use the same
steps as the CIM.
Screenshots for CR upgrade (version 5 -7.y):
CR version 51509 (Version 6) once file has been selected click
import selected file.

It will then check pre-conditions, so wait.

After checking conditions, you are now ready to import. Click

Continue import.

You will then go back to Administration page of SLD. You will be able
to see the Status and progress (of course for now it is preparing to

Once the prepare import is done, the status will change and the
progress bar will appear, wait for it to finish.

Once the update is finish, continue importing the update files (until
7.y 716xxx)
Version 5 6:

Version 6 7:
Note: You will have an error as you exceeded the maximum upload
size of 20MB. You need to change the parameter for this. Check note
1326081. After performing this, continue with import.

Version 7.x 7.y:

After you have updated your CIM version, try activating LMDB
again. Status will be changed to the one below. (this may take hours
to finish)

Once the job has finished syncing. The status should now be


Setup LMDB sub-steps status should now be green.


You can click next to complete your system preparation.

After clicking next, you will be in the Complete step. Here
you will see the summary of the system preparation and your next
steps (in the help section). You will also see the summary of the
system preparation.


Click finish

You have just finished system preparation for Solman 7.1