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Action required! How to prepare before 2020 for the Updateof SAP’s Support BackboneBen Schneider, Product Expert, SAP SESession ID: ASUG84081May 7 – 9, 2019

About the SpeakerBen Schneider Product Expert for SAP Solution Manager and SAP CloudALM Working for SAP Solution Manager Product Management invarious roles since 2007

Key Outcomes/ObjectivesYou have to take action!Learn about the impact of the update of SAP’ssupport backbone on SAP Solution Manager andFocused Run.

SAP’s Support BackboneSAP's support backbone is the central infrastructure located at SAP toprovide technical support to our customers.The support backbone consists of several different systems for differentpurposes - for example, it provides the SAP Support Portalinfrastructure, the Maintenance Planner, SAP EarlyWatch Alert Reports,and many more.SAP's support backbone has been updated. The legacy infrastructureremains in place to allow a safe transition for customers. Customersneed to switch to the new infrastructure before January 2020 to ensurecontinuous connectivity.

SAP Solution Manager – Our unique platform forapplication lifecycle management and solution landscape supportSupport BackboneLandscape ManagementMobileDatabaseFINMaintenance PlannerSystem RecommendationsLicense ManagementScope and Effort AnalyzerIT Service ManagementClientSAP Engagement and ServiceDeliveryPrinterCRMSAP EarlyWatch Alert from SAPSolution Manager to SAPService Content Update

Update of SAP’s Support BackboneImpact on SAP Solution Manager and Focused RunThe Support Backbone infrastructure has been updated, but the legacy infrastructure remains in place toallow a safe transition for SAP customers. Customers using SAP Solution Manager or Focused Run musttransition to the new infrastructure before January 1st 2020 to ensure continuous connectivity byperforming the following actions: Focused Run: Upgrade to Focused Run 2.0 SAP Solution Manager: Upgrade to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS07 or SPS08* (preferred)If these activities are not performed, SAP Solution Manager and Focused Run will lose connectivity to theSAP Support Backbone.Detailed information regarding impacts can be found here: https://support.sap.com/backbone-update*SPS08 is required for partners

Focused Run for SAP Solution Manager

Focused Run for SAP Solution ManagerThe new communication channels in Focused Run 2.0 enablethe exchange of data with the updated SAP SupportBackbone.Therefore, all Focused Run customers need to upgrade toFocused Run 2.0.Focused Run 1.0 systems will not be able to communicatewith the SAP Support Backbone after January 1st, 2020.Information on upgrading Focused Run can be found in theFocused Run Expert Portal.Please note: Focused Run 1.0 will enter its customer-specific maintenance phase on November 23rd 2019.

Focused Run Expert Portal

SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution ManagerSAP Solution Manager 7.0 and 7.1SAP Solution Manager 7.0 and 7.1 releases cannot connect to thesupport backbone after January 1st 2020 and need to be upgradedto SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS08.SAP Solution Manager 7.2SAP Solution Manager need to be upgraded to SAP Solution Manager7.2 SPS07 or SPS08 to ensure connectivity.

SAP Solution Manager: Affected capabilitiesLandscape Management Landscape synchronization with SAP (automatic update of customer system data, used for Maintenance Planner) Remote Service Connection Management from SAP Solution Manager System RecommendationsLicense Management Automatic distribution of licenses and maintenance certificatesTest Suite Scope and Effort AnalyzerIT Service Management Exchange of messages with SAPSAP Engagement and Service Delivery Service Delivery SAP EarlyWatch Alert from SAP Solution Manager to SAP Service Content UpdatePlease note that remote support bySAP Support engineers is not affectedby the backbone update.

Existing RFC connections to SAPRFC Destination NameLogon UserUseSAPOSSOSS RFCNotes Assistant, Automated Note Search Tool (ANST)SAP-OSSS-UserExchange problem messages with SAP (function: ServiceDesk), synchronize system data with Support Portal andsend data about managed systems; transfer of solution,issue data; transfer feedback to SAP Service Connection,product data downloadSAP-OSS-LIST-O01S-UserRetrieve information about which messages have beenchanged at SAPSDCC OSSSee SAP Note 763561Used by the Service Data Control Center to communicatewith the SAP Support Portal front-end system; updateService Definitions (functions: System Monitoringfor EWA and Service Plan)SAPNET RFCOSS RFCSend EarlyWatch Alerts (functions: System Monitoringfor EWA and Service Plan)SAPNET RTCCST14 TRCCService Preparation Check (RTCCTOOL)

New connections to SAPRFC Destination NameLogon User (Password)UseSAP-SUPPORT PORTALTechnical communication userSAP Solution ManagerSAP-SUPPORT PARCELBOXTechnical communication userSAP Solution ManagerSAP-SUPPORT NOTE DOWNLOADTechnical communication userSAP Note AssistantSAPOSSTechnical communication userSAP Solution Manager

What happens if I cannot upgrade before 2020?

Update not possible in time – what you can do If you are not able to update SAP Solution Manager or Focused Run to the required releases before 2020, you can stillcontinue to work. However, there will be impact based on the support package stack version your system is on.Product VersionImpactSAP Solution Manager 7.1No connectivity to SAPSAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS01 – SPS04No connectivity to SAPSAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS05 / SPS06Partial connectivity to SAP, manual effort requiredFocused Run 1.0 for SAP Solution ManagerNo connectivity to SAP

SAP Solution Manager: Partial connectivity with SPS05 and SPS06Landscape Management Landscape synchronization with SAP (automatic update of customer system data, used for Maintenance Planner) System Recommendations License Management Automatic distribution of licenses and maintenance certificates Test Suite Scope and Effort Analyzer SAP Engagement and Service Delivery Service Delivery SAP EarlyWatch Alert from SAP Solution Manager to SAPManual activities required. Configuration not supported by SOLMAN SETUP. Documentation not yet available.Please note: You will not benefit from important topics like Data Protection and Privacy measures (DPP/GDPR),simplified configuration and functional stabilization included in SPS07 and SPS08.

Where to find more information?

Where to find more anLandingPageUserHandlingInfoGuided AnswerTech. Comm. User AppFAQST-PI InfoSAP Help PortalBackbone Update Guide** In planning

Coming soon: Support Backbone Update GuideThe support backbone update guide will providedetailed descriptions of all affected scenarios andrequired customer activities.It is planned to be released in Q2/2019.

SummarySAP’s recommendation: Update your SAP Solution Manager system to SPS07 or SPS08before 2020 Check the landing page for other impacted areas outside SAPSolution Manager

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Presentation MaterialsAccess the slides from 2019 ASUG Annual Conference here:http://info.asug.com/2019-ac-slides

Q&AFor questions after this session, contact me at benjamin.schneider@sap.com.

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SAP Solution Manager 7.0 and 7.1 SAP Solution Manager 7.0 and 7.1 releases cannot connect to the support backbone after January 1st 2020 and need to be upgraded to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS08. SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SAP Solution Manager need to be upgraded to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS07 or SPS08 to ensure connectivity. SAP Solution Manager

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