What are Sap Notes?
SAP Notes can contain general information, recommendations from SAP or hints and tips. They can also describe a problem and the solution to errors in standard functions of SAP software. This type of SAP Note contains the solution to an individual problem, which is the solution for a programming error, which are some code lines correction.
Where can I find the Sap Notes?
The SAP Notes are an online documents published by SAP AG on Marketplace https://service.sap.com
After you login with your S-user you can search for a sap note by clicking on Help&Support and the click on tab Search for Sap Notes or from SAP system in transaction SNOTE:
How to implement SAP notes?
The Sap Notes can be implemented with SAP Note Assistant. The SAP Note Assistant is called with the sap transaction SNOTE. The SAP Note Assistant is part of the standard system since Basis release 6.10. In earlier releases, you can import it as an additional software component, as an add-on with transaction SAINT. To implement the SAP Note into your system, select the note on the initial screen of the Note Assistant and choose Implement Note.
SAP Notes are implemented with the Note Assistant in the following steps:
1. You have to localize the required SAP Notes on the SAP Service Marketplace, for example, by searching for keywords or selecting the SAP Note number
2. You can then load these SAP Notes to the development system with the Sap Note Assistant.
3. The SAP Notes are checked by the Note Assistant . It checks whether the release named in the SAP Note and the Support Package level is correct, whether the SAP Note requires other SAP Notes before it can be implemented.
4. The SAP Note is implemented by pressing the import button. This creates a transport request.
5. The result of implementing the SAP Note is tested in the development system.
6. If this test is successful, the transport request is imported to the quality assurance system.
7. If there are no problem then the transport request is imported to the production system.
The Sap Note Assistant is very important important because:
Automatically implement SAP Notes which handle ABAP source code corrections .
Handle dependencies with other SAP Notes, Support Packages, and modifications
Display all SAP Notes implemented in the system
- Correct only a single bug, not a replacement for Support Packages