Appendix F System context

The system context that can be recorded during a scan consists of the following elements:

ABAP system context

Depending on the type the satellite system, the system context may store a large amount of data:

System context ABAP

The ABAP system context shows general information about the main SAP version and support package levels, the database type and version and schema ID and the IP-address of the Primary Application Server. In addition it lists the available clients and ABAP component levels of the satellite system.

ABAP Instance data

For each system instance, all SAP parameters are recorded:

System context ABAP instance

The SAP parameter settings at the time of the scan determine many of the security related properties that the satellite system had a the time of the scan.

JAVA system context

System context JAVA

For a JAVA type system or a double- stack (ABAP & JAVA) type system, all JAVA related components are listed along with their service levels and patch levels.

JAVA instance

System context JAVA instance

For each JAVA Instance, all relevant SAP parameters are recorded.

SAP Control

System context SAP Control

the last part of the system context contains:

  • a list of SAP instances and the services that they offer

For each instance:

    • The SAP parameters, the environment variables of the <sid>adm SAP user on the operating system level

    • The list of network ports (access points) of the SAP kernel

    • A list of kernel executables and their version related properties