Post upgrade steps
Please ensure there are no unsent metrics left in the queue before PowerConnect jobs are started again (after SPAM import step). Following options need to be considered:
Stop Extractor job and wait until all metrics are sent before the upgrade is actually started.
Stop all jobs and execute ‘Goto->Troubleshooting->Truncate cluster’ menu option to cleanup all metrics in the queue.
SAP Bach user role is updated in this version, it is recommended to re-import it after upgrade.
New LOGS file status overview report (troubleshooting);
Goto->Troubleshooting->Logs file status
Could be used to reset the status of the specific log file (i.e. to re-upload it again)
BD87_DYN status category has been added;
Field name on Splunk side is STATUS_GROUP. It could be used to identify whether IDOC status is error, in progress or successful
BD87_DYN skip header/status if no segments found;
WE02 status category has been added;
Same as described for BD87_DYN
SM51_STATE application server startup time added;
Server start up time taken from availability.log.
SQL Script extractors authorization checks added;
Security improvement. S_TABU_SQL auth object is used if available.
TREAD_DYN extractor authorization checks added;
Security improvement. S_TABU_DIS or S_TABU_NAM authorization objects are used
SP01_CONTENT spool pages read limit;
Default page limit is 20 (only first 20 pages are read and sent to Splunk).
ORA_DB02_SESS Full SQL text extracted;
Metric uploading memory optimizations;
SXMB_MONI enhancement (value size filter);
SXMB_MONI XML payload is now parsed and sent with EVENT_SUBTYPE = PAYLOAD
DB6_DB02_HADR now extracting latest snapshot (non aggregated);
LOGS extractor performance improvements;
STAD subrecords manual refresh (troubleshooting);
After system upgrade it might be needed to refresh list of STAD subrecords available in the filter to be able to pull some new sub-records.
SPAD_STATUS enhanced with new fields;
SM20 filter enhanced with new fields (User, Severity);
SOST is not able to pull waiting messages bug fix;
CCMS S4HANA 2021 missing nodes issue fix;
SM20 Message severity description fix;
MTR_DDIC empty structure error fix;
AIF_ERROR create type error fix;
BD87_DYN Duplicate filter entries dump fix;
SMGW writev system log message fix;
AL11 Filter Dump error fix;
LOGS/AL11 missing data fix;
HDB_DBCC_BCCAT missing records bug fix;
RSAU_CHECK missing entries fix;
Addressed the issue when job server assignments were lost after restart;