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Brief Description of SAP Executable

Here is a list of SAP executables that you may find on your SAP systems. If you know of SAP exe files missing in from list, please leave a comment:

R3check This is a tool that can check Cluster-Tables for errors.
R3ldctl The tool for exporting all table structures to the file system during an OS/DB-Migration.
R3load The table import & export tool of SAP during Installation, Upgrade and Migration.
R3szchk The tool for determine the sizes of the different tables in the target database during the import in an OS/DB-Migration.
R3ta Split large tables for export and import
R3trans This is the tool, that does the real work for tp. tp controls the import and export of changes and r3trans does them using scripts, that were generated from tp.
R3trans_164-20000978.SAR R3trans_164-20000978.SAR' is a compressed archive with the latest version of R3trans from the SAP Service Marketplace, used when we patched the kernel.
SAPCAR SAP Compression and Archiving program
SAPEXEDB_159-20000976.SAR Compressed file containing DB Dependent executables
SAPEXE_159-20000978.SAR Compressed file containing the Database Independent executables
cfw GUI Control Framework for Abap Objects
cleanipc Cleans Inter-Process Communications Memory
db2jcllib.o Rsdb/db2jcl_library parameter
db2radm Used to configure DB2Connect
dbadaslib.o Part of lib_dbsl - database dependent SQL handler
dbdb2pwd Create an encrypted DB2 Password File
dbdb2slib.o Part of lib_dbsl - database dependent SQL handler - DB2
dbsdbslib.o Part of lib_dbsl - database dependent SQL handler
dev_sapstart Log file for starting sap
dipgntab Activation and adjustment of the nametabs with the ABAP Dictionary.
disp+work Dispatcher & Workprocess - "The complete Kernel" - Here the complete ABAP is processed ...
Dpj2ee Dispatcher for Java
dpmon Used to get the process overview of an instance in text mode.
dsrlib.o Distributed Statistics Records
Dw_gui.o Dependent module for Disp+work
Dw_mdm.o Dependent module for Disp+work
Dw_stl.o Dependent module for Disp+work
Dw_xml.o Dependent module for Disp+work
Dw_xtc.o Dependent module for Disp+work
Eg2mon Monitor program for Extended Global Memory Segments (only for support)
Em2mon Monitor program for Extended Memory management (only for support)
emmon Test program for Extended Memory
enqt Check and Monitor the Enqueue Lock Table
enrepserver SAP Enqueue Replication Server
enserver SAP Enqueue Server
ensmon Enqueue Server Monitor Programs to monitor the enqueue server and the enqueue replication servers.
Es2mon Programs to monitor the enqueue server and the enqueue replication servers.
esmon Program to monitor the enqueue server and the enqueue replication servers.
estst Test program for the Extended Memory Segments (only for support)
evtd This program is able to trigger events within the SAP system. The tp tool uses this feature. It can be used as trigger for self-written interfaces as well.
exe_db2.lst The '*.lst' files are text files used by sapcpe to determine which files to compare/copy on instance startup.
gateway.lst The '*.lst' files are text files used by sapcpe to determine which files to compare/copy on instance startup.
gw.properties Gateway processes
gwmon Program gwmon (at operating system level) or SAP transaction SMGW monitors the SAP Gateway.
gwrd Program gwmon (at operating system level) or SAP transaction SMGW monitors the SAP Gateway.
icm.properties Tool to monitor and manage the Internet Communication Manager (ICM) from the SAP System (transaction SMICM).
icmadmin.SAR Tool to monitor and manage the Internet Communication Manager (ICM) from the SAP System (transaction SMICM).
icman Tool to monitor and manage the Internet Communication Manager (ICM) from the SAP System (transaction SMICM).
icmbnd Program to bind ports with numbers from 0 to 1023
icmon Internet Communication Manager (ICM) used for HTTP(S), SMTP based communication used to monitor and manage the Internet Communication Manager (ICM) from the SAP System (transaction SMICM).
instance.lst List of database-independent executables. These executables are valid for all database systems used by the SAP system.
instancedb.lst List of database-dependent executables. These executables can only be used with a particular database system.
ipclimits Reports IPC memory available to SAP at the OS level
j2eeinst.lst The '*.lst' files are text files used by sapcpe to determine which files to compare/copy on instance startup.
jcmon Program to monitor and manage Java processes
jcontrol Program to control Java processes
jenqulib.jar Java Enqueue Library
jlaunch Program starts the Java processes
jlogunzip.jar Java Classes used to unzip archives (used from the sapstartsrv)
jperflib.jar J2EE client Jar file
jstartup.jar Java Startup Frame Work jar file
jstartupapi.jar J2EE Engine Monitoring API
jstartupimpl.jar J2EE Monitoring
ldap_rfc LDAP Connector
ldappasswd Store LDAP directory user and password
ldapreg LDAP Registration Service
lgtst Program to test the message server
libicudata30.a ICU Common Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libicui18n30.a ICU Common Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libicuuc30.a ICU Common Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libjenqulib.o Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libjmon.so JMON Shared Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libjperflib.so Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libregex.o Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
librfcum.o Dynamic Load Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libsapcsa.o CSA Shared Library - Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libsapsecu.o SECU Shared Library - SAP seculib library used for default encryption. It's referenced in the j2ee startup logs in the work directory.
libsapu16.so Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
libsapu16_mt.so Part of the RFC SDK and are used for RFC connections.
mdxsvr MDX Parser for RFC
memlimits The program memlimits lets you determine how much swap space is currently available in the host system.
msclients Shows running instances registered in the Message Server
msg_server Main Message Server executable
msmon Message Server Monitor Utility
msprot Monitor Message Server at the OS level
niping Program to test the SAP network layer and the SAProuter
rfcexec The tool to start other programs from within SAP (ABAP) on the OS level via the gateway on any other (or the same) server.
rfcexec.sec The tool to start other programs from within SAP (ABAP) on the OS level via the gateway on any other (or the same) server.
rfcping Ping the RFC layer
rscparulib.o Dynamic shared library with code page converter
rscpf2f Check installed locales for given list of languages.  (Created for installation tools. Possibly unused.)
rscpf3f Find possible system code pages for given list of languages.                (Created for installation tools. Possibly unused.)
rscpf_ars Test program for code page conversion, language handling and locales in combination with 'rscparulib.o'.  (only for support)
rscpf_db Test program for code page conversion, language handling and locales. This program will connect to database and  also attached to shared memory of an instance if possible.  (only for support)
rslgcoll Central System Logging Collector
rslglscs Show the Syslog specific parts of the shared memory  segment 'SCSA'. (mainly for support)
rslgsend Central System Logging Sender
rslgview View SAP Log at the OS level
rstrcscs Program creates a common memory segment for the SCSA, locates the trace switches block within it and initializes the trace switches block.
rstrfile R/3 system trace file tool
rstrlscs The command "rstrcscs r" removes that common memory segment again.
rstrsscs The command "rstrsscs" allows change to the switch settings in the trace switches block within the SCSA.
rsyn.bin For each kernel version of the R/3 System, there exists an appropriate file rsyn.bin which contains the ABAP/4 syntax description.  It describes what to do when compiling an ABAP statement
sapccm4x CCMS Agent for Abap
sapccmsr CCMS Agent for Java
sapcontrol 'sapcontrol' is used to stop/start/monitor the sap instances (for example, from the sapmc).
sapcpe This checks that the local executables are up to date each time an SAP instance that uses local executables is started.
sapcpeft Parameter file used by sapcpe
sapcpp46.o Virus Scan Adapter files (Note 964305)
sapdbmrfc RFC for SAPDB connections
sapevt This program is able to trigger events within the SAP system. The tp tool uses this feature. It can be used as trigger for self-written interfaces as well.
sapexec Call SAP Function Modules
sapftp FTP Client, that can be used from within the SAP system (from ABAP) to communicate with other FTP servers.
saphttp HTTP Client, that can be used from within the SAP system (from ABAP) to communicate with other HTTP servers - e.g. for interfaces.
sapiconv Program for the conversion of text files
sapkprotp Relocate a Content Server Repository
saplicense The Tool for the installation of a new SAP License. This is needed when the license expires e.g. because of a hardware change.
sapmanifest.mf Text file that contains the kernel patch level and is read by the JSPM (Java Support Package Manager).
sapmanifestdb.mf Text file that contains the database kernel patch level and is read by the JSPM (Java Support Package Manager).
sapmscsa SCSA Administration
saposcol The SAP Interface to the Operating System for Performance Data. The Operating System Collector collects CPU Usage, Disk Performance, Paging etc.
sapparar Reads the SAP Profile
sappfpar This tool can be used for checking the profiles after changes and before restarting the SAP system.
saproot.sh Script to set Root permissions necessary for some kernel programs
saprouter The program for the Router Connection from customers to SAP and vice versa.
sapsecin Generation of the PSE (Personal Security Environment)
sapstart Starts SAP processes
sapstartsrv Starts SAP processes
sapuxuserchk The program xuser is a tool from maxdb which stores the logon information to the DB.  This utility program called by sapcontrol which is a program that uses the web service APIs of the ABAP and Java startup framework to control an instance from the command line.
sapwebdisp The SAP Web dispatcher is used for load balancing for a setting up an SAP Internet scenario. It is the only application that needs to be located in the DMZ. Everything "behind" this can (and should) be located in your intranet. So, only one port on one IP address needs to be opened to internet and the SAP Web dispatcher can handle the traffic with the different SAP instances.
sapxpg Program that starts programs on an external host. The tool for starting OS commands from within SAP Systems.
scs.lst The '*.lst' files are text files used by sapcpe to determine which files to compare/copy on instance startup.
scsclient.lst The '*.lst' files are text files used by sapcpe to determine which files to compare/copy on instance startup.
semd A Test Tool used to verify semaphore operations.
servicehttp The port number where the server should listen for HTTP requests.
shmd Related to Shared Memory
showipc Checks shared memory segments
sldreg SLD registration program
sldreglib.o SLD registration program
ssfrfc Secure Store and Forward (SSF)
startdb Program to start the database
startj2eedb Program to start the database (Java)
startrfc The tool is a very easy SAP command line interface to start all of the implemented function modules of SAP systems.
startsap Program to start SAP
stopdb Program to stop the database
stopj2eedb Program to stop the database (Java)
stopsap Program to stop SAP
tp The Transport Tool. This program coordinates the complete import and export of program and table changes made within the SAP system in order to transport them through the complete System Landscape.
vscan_rfc Virus Scan Adapter files (Note 964305)
wdispadmin.SAR Web Dispatcher Administration Interface archive program
wdispmon Web Dispatcher Monitor program
webdispinst.lst Web Dispatcher Administration Interface list
xml63d.o Virus Scan Adapter files (Note 964305)

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