Top SAP BASIS Interview Questions and Answers

#1. Define ASAP?

Ans. If you want to say it in one sentence, it is an old term for an implementation strategy.

#2. In the system, how much SWAP memory should be there?

Ans. 2-GB At least, three times of the Main memory.

#3. What are the similarities between Dialog instance and central instance?

Ans. Dialog instance does not have a message server were as central instance have installed in-built message server.

#4. Define the terms F, A, and L Access?

Ans. F Access method refers to the front end printer, the L Access method refers to the local printer. It is local to the SAP Server, not the user.

#5. Define Application Server Job?

Ans. It takes the request from the user and if the request requires data then it connects to the database server and gives the output.

#6. What we will Observe in St03?

Ans. Swap memory, Roll memory, Buffer Fillers and Hit Ratio.

#7. How can you change the parameter profile at the OS level? Which one is advisable and why?

Ans. It is not recommended, we can change the profile parameter from the OS level.

#8. List out the states of Back Ground job?


There are 6 states, they are:

  • Canceled
  • Finished
  • Active
  • Released
  • Ready
  • Scheduled

#9. What is the Tcode that is used for Logon Load balance?


#10. How do you analyze, if you have a long-running job?

Ans. Use transaction SE30.

#11. What is the Basis version, and SAP R/3?


  • Provides interfaces for decentralized system parts and external products.
  • Allows the distribution of resources and system components.
  • It contains the tools for administering the entire system.
  • Defines a stable architecture framework for system enhancements.
  • Optimally embeds the application in the system environment.
  • Provides the run time environment for all SAP applications.

#12. What is osp$ mean? What if the user is given this authorization?

Ans. osp$ is the mechanism the adm users connect to the database.