SAP provides various log and trace files to enable you do detailed analysis error.
At application server level, there are developer trace that show you corresponding error log for the processes of each application server. The files are located in “work” directory of each SAP instance.
Here are some critical SAP Developer trace files:
|dev_w||Work process number|
|dev_tp||tp and R3trans|
|dev_icm||Internet Communication Manager|
1. You display SAP Developer trace files from SAP Menu -> Tools -> Administration -> Monitor -> Traces -> Developer Traces or Transaction code ST11.
|Monitor SAP Developer Trace|
2. You’ll be shown all Developer Traces files. Double click to see detailed log.
|List of SAP Developer Trace files|
3. Check for any error or important information for analysis.
|Detailed Analysis SAP Developer Trace|
4. Alternatively you can access trace file from SAP Workprocess Monitor. Click on one of Work processes, go to Trace -> Display File.
|Display SAP Developer Trace|
You’ll find more reference about monitoring SAP Developer trace in this book SAP Netweaver System Administration.