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cmWatcher librfc32 download

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If you still need the librfc32.dll file, you can download it also from:

 

http://my.theobald-software.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/71/0/theobald–products-in-a-64-bit-environment

 


CCMS Monitor Template

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You want to use cmWatcher and CCMS – but don’t have CCMS configured? Then use our CCMS Starter Template. This templates monitors most import system components.

 

Part of the content:

MTE Description
ABAP Shortdumps Errors during the execution of ABAP programs are displayed here in the status attribute Shortdumps. The system has created a dump and reported this to the monitoring architecture. Transaction ST22 (ABAP Runtime Errors) is set as the analysis method.
Aborted Batch Jobs Individual aborted jobs on an application server; a separate red alert is generated for each of these jobs
Update Errors Error in Updates
Update Service Status of Updates Services

 

This template monitors all known SAP systems in your environment by dynamic Monitor definitions.

Installing the template:

1. Download template: connmove_example_Monitor_Set

2. Create new Monitor / Monitor set

3. Enter the new Monitor in Maintenance Mode

4. Import Monitor Template

Further Information:

SAP Help Portal – Transport CCMS Monitors


cmWatcher 2.71 is now available

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cmWatcher 2.71 is now available on http://www.connmove.com/index.php/en/downloads

 

Changes:
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cmWatcher GUI:
– Event description of CCMS events is now editable
– Position of custom fields used by cmWatcher are changeable
– Function „SAP Alert Close Cycle“ can be turned on and off
– Function to send a test event to SCOM
– Function to remark the healthexplorer of the relevant SAP discovery instance

cmWorker Service:
– optimization of SCOM queries

Management Pack:
– „AlertView“ added

 

Important notice:
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Workflow for the installation of cmWatcher, if a previous version is already installed:
– Remove cmWatcher
– Remove from the cmWatcher-program folder the cmWatcherSettings file
– install cmWatcher 2.71
– after the installation start cmWatcher and set the connection data of the cmWatcher database (do not create new database)
– install new ManagementPack by using cmWatcher GUI


cmWatcher: SAP Roles for CCMS Access

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Introduction

Connmove cmWatcher uses the SAP BC-XAL Interface to connect to SAP Systems. This interface builds on SAP RFC interface type.

Therefore for any connection you need an valid user / password combination. Also the user must have the right privliges in SAP.

 Solution

Assign your communication user the following role SAP_BC_BASIS_MONITORING and add at least this Authorization Objects:

  • S_RFC – Authorization check for RFC access
  • S_XMI_LOG – Internal access authorization for XMI log

 

In Detail:

Option Value
S_RFC – Authorization check for RFC access
Activity *
Name of RFC to be protected SALX,SXHC,SXMI,SYST
Type of RFC object to be protected FUGR
S_XMI_LOG – Internal access authorization for XMI log
Access method for XMI log *
S_XMI_PROD – Auth. for external management interfaces (XMI)
XMI logging: company name *(or connmove)
Product *
Interface ID *

Please note: These roles are not sufficent for Setting up CCMS or maintaining it. Therefore you Need at least this roles:

SAP_BC_BASIS_MONITORING

This role contains authorizations for displaying data for the central monitoring of an SAP system landscape using the CCMS monitoring infrastructure.
Various SAP tools are used to do this (SMxx, RZxx, and STxx transaction codes).

 SAP_BC_BASIS_ADMIN

This role contains all authorizations for setting up and performing the central monitoring of an SAP system landscape using the CCMS monitoring infrastructure.
Various SAP tools are used to do this  (SMxx, RZxx, and STxx transaction codes).

 

Get more Information at SAP Help


Blog about SAP / SCOM Integration

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Hermann Dauebler from Microsoft published today a great Blog ​about SCOM / SAP Integration comparing OZSoft and connmove cmWatcher (Version 2007 R2).

 

I think the blog shows how customer can integrate SAP in existing SCOM Environments with some special benefits while using cmWatcher:

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/saponsqlserver/archive/2012/02/03/microsoft-and-sap-netweaver-step-by-step-up-to-the-cloud-part-i.aspx