PowerConnect ABAP Installation Guide (PowerConnect ABAP 6.X)
Install and configure PowerConnect application for SAP ABAP application server.
Please read these instructions carefully and give attention to every detail. Missing any single step could result in problems later on.
Prerequisites and Preparation
Inform yourself about latest and valid software components fitting to your software basis. In case of doubts, contact PowerConnect support: Raising a PowerConnect Support Request.
Get all the necessary software packages you need for installation.
Consult related documentation resources.
Most Common Issues
Data for Particular Extractor is Not Visible in Splunk
ABAP Troubleshooting | Data-for-Particular-Extractor-is-Not-Visible-in-Splunk
No Data is Being Sent to Splunk Because PowerConnect Batch Jobs are Disabled
ABAP Troubleshooting | No-Data-is-Being-Sent-to-Splunk-Because-PowerConnect-Batch-Jobs-are-Disabled
Metric Errors in the PowerConnect Administrative Console
ABAP Troubleshooting | Metric-Errors-in-the-PowerConnect-Administrative-Console
In order to establish a connection between the SAP and Splunk we need to install and configure an agent that runs within the SAP system and exports all the monitoring data into Splunk.
There’s some work to be done to facilitate successful data transmission. Please follow these steps:
If a hot fix transport is included in the PowerConnect release notes, please import the transport at this point in the process.
In case of issues with the PowerConnect agent after installation please refer to the Knowledge Base or the ABAP Troubleshooting Guide.