What is profiles in SAP and How to import profiles from SAPGUI:


SAP profiles are operating system files that contain instance configuration information. SAP systems can consist of one or more instances. Individual configuration parameters can be customized to the requirements of each instance. You can use these parameters to configure the following:

          The runtime environment of the instance (resources such as main memory size, shared memory, roll size)

          Which services the instance itself provides (work processes)

          Where other services can be found (database host)


Types of Profiles:

For each instance we have separate start profiles.

Single profile for all the instances.

For each instance we have separate instance profiles.


Profile maintenance:

Import Profiles:

Profile Data from SAP database should be matched to the corresponding active profiles in the file systems of the instances. To fulfill this request we import the profile:

Import NEW instance profiles: Utilities -> Import -> Profiles Of Active Servers
(Ex: Utilities -> Import Profiles -> Of Active Servers


It will import all the profiles from operation system.


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