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PowerConnect SP 6.08 Release notes (ABAP)

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 HDB Object locks extractor;
    Event type: HDB_DBCC_OLOCK

  • New HDB Record locks extractor;
    Event type: HDB_DBCC_RLOCK

  • New Metric cluster repair functionality (Troubleshooting);

  • New GW Frontend Error log extractor (/IWFND/ERROR_LOG);
    Event type: GW_ERROR_FND

  • New GW Backend Error log extractor (/IWBEP/ERROR_LOG);
    Event type: GW_ERROR_BEP

  • New Security Policies log extractor (SECPOL_CHANGES);
    Event type: SECPOL_LOG
    Platforms: NW 7.40+, S4HANA

  • New Fiori user monitoring functionality;
    Event type: FLP_MONITOR
    Platforms: S4HANA, NW Fiori frontend

  • New ST13 TBI/BPMON Extractor (Business Process KPIs);
    Event type: BPM_ST13_TBI
    Platforms: NW ECC, S4HANA

  • New Post upgrade extractor setup (functionality to keep/switch off extractors delivered with upgrade)


  • STMS: New TMS queue overview subgroup;
    Event subgroup: QUEUE

  • STMS: New Transport log subgroup;
    Event subgroup: TPALOGS_DETAILS

  • SU01: New Security policy field;

  • SU01: New SNC GUI field;

  • SLG1: Filter dialog changes (UI);

  • RZ10: New Parameter category field;

  • SUIM: Security policy change tracking;

  • SM59: Ping from each instance;

  • PRC_CHAIN_LOG: New chain relation fields;

  • Memory optimizations during metric uploading;

Bug fixes

  • BPM_ECC_ESOD: Missing values fix;

  • SM51_QUEUE: RFC communication dump fix;

  • MTR_DDIC: empty structure values fix;

  • TREAD_DYN: inline variables fix;

  • OSQLSCRIPTS: inline variables fix;

  • SXMB_MONI: status group filter fix;

  • Various Control panel bug fixes;

Known issues

  • AIF_ERROR: Fail to extract data for certain interfaces.

  • MTR_DDIC: In some cases might produce `Structure is not found` message in the application log.

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