Trace Functions

Use

You can use the trace functions to follow the process of various operations in your SAP system. This allows you to monitor the system and to isolate problems that occur.

Features

You can use the trace functions to monitor the following operations in your system:

·        SQL database accesses

For more information, refer to the SQL trace documentation in the BC - ABAP Workbench: Tools guide.

·        ABAP programs

For more information, refer to the ABAP runtime documentation in the BC - ABAP Workbench: Tools guide.

·        Internal operations in the SAP system and authorization check

You can use transaction ST01 for this (see System Trace).

·        Traces generated by SAP processes (developer traces).

These are the trace files that are written by the individual SAP system processes.These trace files contain detailed technical information for use in the event of problems in your System.For more information about this, see Developer Traces. To display the trace files you can use transaction ST11.

Activities

To access the trace facility, choose Tools ® Administration ® System Administration ® Monitor ® Traces.