Control-M for SAP

The Control-M for SAP plug-in contains the following SAP job types:

  • SAP Business Warehouse Job: Enables you to run predefined SAP Process Chains or SAP Info Packages and monitor their completion status. This job connects to the SAP Application Server or SAP Message Server, according to the Connection Profile settings.

  • SAP Data Archiving Job: Enables you to manage, schedule, and monitor individual archiving jobs, automate all phases of data archiving, and schedule archiving jobs according to business requirements and available resources.

  • SAP R/3 Job: Enables you to create and run a new SAP job, copy an existing job, run a predefined job, monitor a scheduled job, run a batch input session, activate or deactivate an SAP profile, and trigger or watch for an SAP event. This job connects to the SAP Application Server or SAP Message Server, depending on the Connection Profile settings.

This plug-in enables you to do the following:

  • Manage traditional, planned, and automated SAP processes.

  • Manage unpredicted real-time and event-driven dynamic job submission.

  • Use the SAP advanced load-balancing mechanism, such as Logon Groups and Job Server Group.

  • Connect to any SAP endpoint from a single computer with a secure login, which eliminates the need to provide authentication.

  • Integrate SAP jobs with other Control-M jobs into a single scheduling environment.

  • Attach an SLA job to your SAP jobs.

  • Introduce all Control-M capabilities to Control-M for SAP, including advanced scheduling criteria, complex dependencies, Resource Pools, Lock Resources, and variables.


The following table lists the Control-M for SAP plug-in prerequisites, each with its minimum required version.




9.0.20 or higher


9.0.20 or higher


9.0.20 or higher

Setting Up Control-M for SAP

This procedure describes how to install the SAP plug-in, create a connection profile, and define an SAP job in Control-M Web and Control-M Automation API.


  1. Create a temporary directory to save the downloaded files.

  2. Download the Control-M for SAP plug-in.

  3. Install Control-M for SAP, as described in Control-M for SAP Installation.

  4. Perform the required post-installation actions, as described in Control-M for SAP Post-installation.

  5. Create an SAP connection profile, as follows:

  6. Configure Control-M for SAP, as described in Configuring Control-M for SAP.

  7. Manage SAP Extractor rules, as described in SAP Extractor Management.

  8. Import SAP Calendars into your environment, as described in Importing SAP Calendars.

  9. Define an SAP job, as follows: