Explaining the Installation of SAP Landscape Management

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain the installation of SAP Landscape Management

Setup of SAP Landscape Management

Software Provisioning Manager

When installing LaMa 3.0, Software Provisioning Manager follow these steps:

  1. Install SAP NetWeaver AS JAVA 7.50, (no product instance [formerly usage types] is needed).

  2. Apply the latest SP stack via the Software Update Manager (SUM).

  3. Check dependencies for your future SAP Landscape Management release for the recommended minimum SP, SAP NetWeaver Release 7.50 Support Package 15.

Also consider the post-installation steps, for example, 1451753 — Filtering of administration requests for AS JAVA.

The figure shows the successfully finished process execution.

The figure shows the steps, required to start the configuration.

To Install SAP Landscape Management 3.0

To install LaMa 3.0, Deployment of LaMa, follow these steps:


  1. Read the documentation for the installation of SAP Landscape Management.

  2. Download the latest LaMa packages from the SAP Software Center:

    Latest LaMa packages

    SCA FileDescription

    This SCA file contains open source and third party libraries required to use the search functionality or to generate and display reports in LaMa.


    This SCA file contains all functional coding and is the main component for LaMa.


    The enterprise enablement and auditing SCA file activates the enterprise functionality with LaMa.

  3. Read the documentation for Software Update Manager.

  4. Download Software Update Manager (SUM).

  5. Upload LaMa packages as well as SUM to the target server.

  6. Start SUM according to the documentation on your target server.

  7. Call the URL for SUM in a browser:

    • SSL:

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  8. Log on with <sid>adm credentials and you’ll see the SUM Welcome screen:

  9. Run through the SUM process and provide the requested input:

    • Credentials of <sid>adm.

    • Directory to LaMa .sca files.

  10. Provide further requested input:

    • Credentials of AS Java Administrator User.

    • Review the manually prepared directory with LaMa .sca files.

  11. Review system parameters.

  12. Follow the steps mentioned on the SUM screen like backing up directories, your database and so on before you start the deployment of the SAP Landscape Management files.

    Once the deployment is complete, SUM will display you some information such as the runtime of the whole process.

  13. Call SAP NetWeaver Administrator of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java using http://<host>:<port>/startPage:

  14. Navigate to ConfigurationScenariosConfiguration Wizard.

  15. Start the Initial Setup for SAP Landscape Management task.

  16. Choose the configuration mode you want to use:

    • Typical: Applies the default values and enables the default functional units for the usage types you installed.

    • Custom: Allows you to choose the value for each parameter and to define which functional units to enable.

  17. Provide the Administrator password.

    Wizard will start the automatic configuration:

  18. Set the sapadm default password. Example: LaMa can use it during the discovery of instances.

  19. Decide, if you want to enable the authorization configuration:

    • Enable LVM authorization configuration: Enables you to set permissions within LaMa on Pool and UME group basis

    • Enable restrictive behavior of LVM authorization configuration:

      • If checked, for operation, which should be executed within LaMa, there must be a corresponding authorization configuration otherwise the user is not allowed to execute it. -> "Deny all"

      • If unchecked and there is no authorization configuration within LaMa, corresponding operations are allowed to be executed -> "Allow all"

  20. Decide, if the wizard should create default custom links like opening SAP MC from LaMa and if it should request a change ID for every operation triggered.

  21. Decide if you want to use duplicated groups.

  22. Decide if the wizard should already create UME users for LaMa. Provide the username, password, and UME users for LaMa.

  23. Access SAP Landscape Management via http://<host>:<port>/lama:

    The figure shows the required steps, to be performed in the system.

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