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2651881 - How to configure SMON for performance monitoring and analysis


You wish to use the SAP Performance Monitor tool (/SDF/SMON - also known as Snapshot Monitoring) for analysis of performance problems or general system monitoring.

To use SMON for analysis, it must be started before the desired analysis period or already running when the issue occurs.

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SAP NetWeaver Release 7.4 or higher


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


SMON, Tracing, Resources, Collector , KBA , tracing , monitoring , smon , SV-PERF , Performance Problems , SV-SMG-SDD , Service Data Download , How To

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