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2283909 - Side effect in monitoring if the xp_cmdshell is turned off

Symptom

In some cases the security configuration of the customer system does not allow to turn on the xp_cmdshell configuration option.
If the xp_cmdshell is turned off some monitoring data in DBACockpit do not appear.
These are the following:
1)
Menu: Performance --> I/O Performance

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2)
Menu: Configuration --> Overview

xp_cmdshellConfigOverview.jpg

3)
Menu: Diagnostics --> SQL Profiler (Page: Recorded Traces)

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4)
There can be problem during display free space if mountpoints are used.

5)
There could be some problem in E2E alerts


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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver 7.0 Application Server for ABAP or Higher
  • SQL Server 2000 or Higher

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

KBA , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , Problem

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