The SM51 event is used in SAP to to display list of active application servers that have registered in the SAP message server. You can manage & display the status, users, work process in all application servers belonging to the SAP System.
Potential Use Cases
This event could be used in the following scenarios:
Alert on long-running work processes.
Alert on work process utilization.
Correlate work process data with other data from the SAP environment including batch jobs, work process trace files, database processes, user experience transactions, etc.
Visualize system utilization over time by work process type.
The event will look like this in Splunk:
Log into the managed system and execute the SM51 transaction code. Double-click on the application server of interest.
The information on this screen is collected by the SM51 extractor. Select a work process of interest and hit the details button.
The information from this screen will also be collected by the SM51 extractor.