Lesson 1 Logging On and Logging Off

The SAP software and its database are installed in large centralized computers called servers that are dedicated solely to this system and that have the memory and processing speeds to support it. The servers are linked by cable and satellite networks to remote or peripheral client computers, where end users like you interact with the system.

Large corporate operators of SAP often maintain several classes of servers, such as production, development, and training servers.

Production servers house a live SAP system; that is, the software and database used by a business to manage its affairs and by all users to do their work with the system. We use several production servers to house the SAP software and its ...

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