Check SAP OSS note valid for your system



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. <br
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 affected. 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 through 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 

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 your SAP system also using transaction SNOTE. For further details see Download SAP OSS note using SNOTE

Example SAP OSS Notes
SAP OSS Note 199991
SAP OSS Note 200021
SAP OSS Note 217658
SAP OSS Note 300149
SAP OSS Note 301205

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