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Regular maintenance tasks or the standard procedures must be described and defined to build checklists based on them and to control compliance with this standard. The SAPSolution-Manager can also support this as a tool of SAP e.g. through the Guided Procedures. In this context, it is also necessary to document the functionality of an underlying application and thereby determine what testing and monitoring activities are necessary. This is a reconciliation process between the SAP basis, other IT departments and, if necessary, the business areas concerned. The defined standard and the system's IST situation must be fully documented and regularly checked for compliance. This can be done through automated monitoring, validation using tools such as SAP-LVM (Landscape Virtualisation Management) or SAP Solution Manager, as well as manual checklists. Only the regular review of the standards guarantees their compliance. It can also support the regular use of SAP services such as Go-live Checks or Early Watch. Examples of how to standardise procedures are listed here: ・ Naming of system instances and logical hosts, or at least one central registry in a directory service, or LVM or SAP customer portal ・ Centrally starting and stopping systems, such as via the LVM ・ Categorising SAP instances by T-shirt size to define profile standards and cost them.

The logging of data changes in tables using transports should also be active. For this, the "RECCLIENT" parameter in your transport management system (Transakation STMS) must be set to "ALL" at all system levels.
The Basis system comprises a total of three layers (Figure 1):
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Project successes should also be documented and circulated as success stories of the SAP basis or made available to the SAP basis stakeholders to highlight the importance of the SAP basis. These success stories can be shared from the grassroots or from the outside, for example. Examples include CIO communications or project reports. BENEFITS & CONSEQUENCES The added value of the implementation of the recommendations described above lies in the guaranteed operational stability and operational safety. In addition, a company and in particular an IT organisation with a strong SAP basis receives a competent and sustainable partner for SAP topics and technologies, who is always looking at the SAP picture in general. Furthermore, all business and IT departments are aware of the role and the scope of the SAP basis. This means that you can contact them as the right person in good time. There is a lower risk that certain areas may develop shadow IT related to SAP topics and technologies due to lack of transparency.

"Shortcut for SAP Systems" simplifies tasks in the area of the SAP basis and complements missing functions of the standard.

You can also select the various filters (2), activate the filters individually (3), specify clients and users (4) and specify which activities are logged (5).

In terms of the SAP basis, the Outside-In process plays an essential role in generating ideas within the framework of the Open Innovation approach.

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