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Let us discuss about Cloud ALM product offering from SAP.

SAP Cloud ALM is a cloud-based tool for application lifecycle management, delivers a seamless and harmonized implementation

SAP Cloud ALM is included in cloud subscription with SAP Enterprise support and cloud editions. Currently all SAP Cloud offerings, BTP products, S4HANA cloud, S4HANA on premise and SAP Business suite greater than 7.40 can be integrated with CALM.

SAP CALM is offering featuring majorly:

  1. SAP CALM for implementation: provides preconfigured implementation workspace based on the SAP Activate Methodology and SAP Best Practices to guide customers and partners through each step of implementation.

  2. SAP CALM for Operations: enables customers to monitor processes and be alerted to potential issues. This ensures smooth business operations without disruptions and increases the business process execution quality and performance. Its core capabilities include:

  • Business Process Monitoring

  • Integration and Exception Monitoring

  • Job and Automation Monitoring

  • User and Performance Monitoring

  • Health Monitoring

  • Intelligent Event Processing

  • Operation Automation

  • Business Service Management


  1. SAP Cloud ALM for Service: Enables customers to get a harmonized user experience to easily access all information and assets relevant before, during and after a service delivery​. It provides full transparency on your service deliveries: past, current and upcoming services​

Our Goal here is to:

  1. Integrate S/4 HANA System with cloud ALM.

  2. Configure the Push Data provider

Its Pre-Requisite are

  • SAP_BASIS 7.40 SP20 or higher (accordingly 7.50 SP04)

  • Install ST-PI 7.40 SP15 or higher

  • To enable Health Monitoring you need at least ST-PI 7.40 SP16

  • To enable Job & Automation Monitoring you need at least ST-PI 7.40 SP16

  • Check that profile parameter icm/HTTPS/client_sni_enabled is set to TRUE

  • Check that profile parameter ssl/client_ciphersuites is set

  • Check that DigiCert Global Root CA is imported in STRUST under SSL Client (Anonymous) and SSL Client (Standard)


Required Authorization For ST-PI 7.40 SP16 and higher

Assign the following authorizations depending on the use-cases you plan to activate:









  • SAP_BC_TRANSPORT_ADMINISTRATOR (only in client 000)

**Please download the latest version of the roles from SAP note 3104662


Required SAP Notes

  • 3196078 - Collective corrections as of ST-PI 7.40 SP18 for SAP Cloud ALM

  • 3133333 - Collective corrections as of ST-PI 7.40 SP17 for SAP Cloud ALM

  • 3104662 - Collective corrections as of ST-PI 7.40 SP16 for Cloud ALM

  • 3054258 - Collective corrections as of ST-PI 7.40 SP15 for Cloud ALM

  • 3102288 - Job & Automation Monitoring: ST-PI fixes for on-premise jobs (ABAP jobs and BW process chains)


Integration Setup with Cloud ALM


  1. Log on to the relevant client

    • Transport Management: The setup must always be performed in client 000

    • All other use-cases: The setup must be performed in the client, for which you want to collect monitoring data (e.g. the production client). You can perform the setup in more than one client.


  1. Call transaction /n/SDF/ALM_SETUP


Enter “Target ALM Description”, to create a new ALM destination, enter a name(e.g CALM) and press the “Enter” key


      3.   Maintain HTTP Destination

Click “Update destination”

You can copy & paste the content from the JSON file created during the enablement of the SAP Cloud ALM APIs by clicking “Paste Service Keys”

      4. Enter registration target

Enter the background user you created to perform the data collection and assign respective roles (discussed in pre-requisite)

Click on “Register” to call SAP Cloud ALM and register the system. If it is successful, an LMS ID is retrieved and is displayed.

       5. Select the use cases you want to collect and push data for

After the successful setup, the SAP S/4HANA or SAP Business Suite system will show up as a “Registered” service in the Landscape Management application of your SAP Cloud ALM tenant.

The data collection for the selected use-cases will be activated automatically.

There will be some jobs that would be scheduled automatically once you push the data:

you can check your system at Cloud ALM.




Our Target was to explore cloud ALM Capabilities. This product is getting enhanced each day.

We achieved –

  1. Integrate S/4 HANA System with cloud ALM.

  2. Configure the Push Data provider

Please share your thoughts and do let me know for any questions in comments section.

I will do my best to answer the same.

This Blog is contributed by Vishal Bhatia and Himanshu Saxena



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