SAP Solution Manager Practical Guide

SAP Solution Manager Practical GuideWith this hands-on guide to SAP Solution Manager (SolMan) 7.2, you’ll find everything you need to maintain your SAP landscape! First get a handle on basic concepts, see how to upgrade to 7.2, and configure your solution. Then dive into key functionality: monitoring, business process documentation, change control management, IT service management, requirements management, and more. Round out your skills with information on security and testing!

  • Get SAP Solution Manager 7.2 up and running
  • Learn to manage business applications with SAP Solution Manager
  • Explore the processes and functions essential to your job

What You Will Learn?

Upgrading and Configuration

Prepare your system for use! Get step-by-step instructions for upgrading to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 and complete the baseline configuration tasks.


Keep a close eye on your system! Use Business Process Operations, root cause analysis, process orchestration monitoring, data volume management, and other tools for system and application monitoring.


Smooth your day-to-day tasks! Make change control management, requirements management, and IT project and portfolio management part of your daily workflow to keep your system in tiptop shape.


Respond quickly to snags! Use IT Service Management (ITSM) for incident and problem management and see how testing can help prevent system service from being disrupted.

Book’s Highlights

  • Upgrading to 7.2
  • Configuration
  • Monitoring tools
  • Business process documentation
  • Quality Gate Management
  • Change Request Management (ChaRM)
  • Requirements management
  • IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • IT project and portfolio management
  • Testing
  • Business Process Operations
  • Security

About the Author of This SAP SolMan Book

Steve Christian is the testing and SAP Solution Manager practice lead at NIMBL. With more than 14 years of hands-on functional and technical expertise, Steve has differentiated himself as an SAP thought-leader and educator.

Michael Pytel is the chief innovation officer and co-founder of NIMBL, a consulting firm specializing in SAP implementations. He has 15 years of hands-on technical experience in SAP, with expertise that includes SAP Solution Manager, SAP NetWeaver/Basis, mobility, and SAP HANA. He is the author of Implementing SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA and Implementing SAP Fiori Security.

Jereme Swoboda is an experienced senior SAP Solution Manager architect and the author of SAP Press’s Upgrading to Solution Manager 7.2. In his role as a consultant at NIMBL, Jereme has integrated SAP Solution Manager—including implementing complex technical monitoring and technical operations—on a variety of platforms for both large and small companies. Jereme has extensive experience pairing real-world scenarios with SAP’s capabilities, and focuses on assisting customers in maximizing their SAP experience.

Nathan Williams is the Global SAP Solution Manager Practice Lead at Monocle Systems. For over a decade, Nathan has supported organizations in their efforts to leverage SAP Solution Manager as an integral component to manage their SAP solutions across the entire application lifecycle. He is the author of ITSM and ChaRM in SAP Solution Manager.

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