Check SAP note is valid for you system

Check SAP note is valid for your system via SNOTE assistant

If you are not familiar with SAP notes please see here for more information about SAP OSS Notes and how they are downloaded and implemented using transaction code SNOTE.

Basically an OSS note is a support fix supplied by SAP that can be downloaded to your SAP system and often automatically implemented using transaction code SNOTE. Once a note has been downloaded you can read the full details including a description, cause of error, solution and list of objects that will be effected. It also contains installation instructions, details of any manual changes or pre-requisites which need to be carried out. You can also see if a new version has been released as well as see if the note is valid for your current SAP system landscape.

To find out how to do this simply follow the below instructions which will take you thriugh the process step by step:

Step 1 First check if SAP OSS note has already been downloaded to your system
To check if a note has already been download execute t-code SNOTE
What the SAP Note assistant transaction SNOTE looks like when executed

Then click on the SAP Note Browser icon
Icon used to execute SAP Note Browser report within SNOTE

Now enter the note number (i.e. 379269 ) and press execute.

Where to enter note number in Browser to check if downloaded 379269

If note exists on your system it will then be displayed along with the note details and its implementation status (i.e. can be implemented, cannot be implemented or obsolete).
What note browser result looks like if note cannot be implemented
What note browser looks like if note can be implemented

If the SAP note does not exist on your system you will receive the message "Unable to find SAP Note that meets specified criteria"
Message displayed if note has not already been downloaded to SAP system

If this is the case you will need to download the note to you SAP system also using transaction SNOTE. For further details see Download note using SNOTE.

Further Information

SNOTE (SAP Note Assistant)
If you want to implement an OSS note into your SAP system you do it via the SAP Note Assistant

Download SAP OSS Note
Download OSS note to your SAP system

Check OSS Note valid for your system
Check implementation Status to see if note is valid for current system and suport level

SAP Note Implementation status details
Implementation Status also see Processing Status

Implement SAP OSS Note
Implement note correction to your SAP system

View and Search all SAP notes
Find information for every availabel SAP OSS note

Example processing of Note 379269
Check if already downloaded and what it's process and implementation status is

Search for information on any SAP Note