Data Description

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.

Splunk Event

The event will look like this in Splunk:

SAP Navigation

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.