SAP transaction codes for BASIS Administrators

Like most areas of SAP, there are many transactions to accomplish different tasks in various areas as a BASIS Administrator.

If you are in a large organization, most likely you have responsibility for a specific function in the BASIS world. In this case, you are probably familiar with most of the available transaction codes that you need.

However, if you are in a small organization and have to wear many hats, it is likely that you have a hard time remembering all of the transaction codes that you may need to use from time to time.

Following is a list of the most commonly used transaction codes that are used by BASIS administrators. Click here to find out how to find a complete list of transaction codes within SAP.

 SU – User Maintenance Transactions

SU3 Maintain Users Own Data
SU01 User Maintenance
SU01D User Display
SU03 Maintain Authorizations
SU10 User Mass Maintenance
SU12 Mass Changes to user Master Records
SU50 Own data
SU53 Evaluate Authorization Check
PFCG Role Maintenance

DB – Database Administration Transactions

DB01 Analyze exclusive lockwaits
DB02 Tables and Indexes Monitor
DB03 Parameter changes in database
DB05 Analysis of a table acc. to index
DB12 DBA Backup Logs
DB13 DBA Planning Calendar
DB14 Display DBA Operation Logs
DB16 Display DB Check Results
DB17 Configure DB Check
DB20 Update DB Statistics

SP – Spool Output Transactions

SPAD Spool Administration
SP01 Output Controller
SP01O Spool Controller
SP02 Display Spool Requests
SP02O Display Output Requests
SPAT Spool Administration (Test)

SAP Notes, Support Packages Transactions

SNOTE SAP Note Assistant
SPAM Support Package Manager
SAINT Add-On Installation Tool

 Transport Transactions

SE01 Transport Organizer (Extended)
SE03 Transport Organizer Tools
SE06 Set Up Transport Organizer
SE07 CTS Status Display
SE09 Transport Organizer
SE10 Transport Organizer
SE95 Modification Browser
STMS Transport Management System
SPRO SAP Customizing IMG

System Monitoring Transactions

SM01 Lock Transactions
SM02 System Messages
SM04 User List
SM12 Display and Delete Locks
SM21 Online System Log Analysis
SM35 Batch Input Monitoring
SM35P Batch Input: Log Monitoring
SM36 Schedule Background Job
SM37 Overview of job selection
SM38 Queue Maintenance Transaction
SM39 Job Analysis
SM39 Job Analysis
SM49 Execute external OS commands
SM49 Execute external OS commands
SM50 Work Process Overview
SM51 List of SAP Systems
SM58 Asynchronous RFC Error Log
SM59 RFC Destinations (Display/Maintain)
SM63 Display/Maintain Operating Mode Sets

Development Transactions

SE11 ABAP Dictionary Maintenance
SE12 ABAP Dictionary Display
SE13 Maintain Technical Settings (Tables)
SE14 Utilities for Dictionary Tables
SE15 ABAP/4 Repository Information System
SE16 Data Browser
SE17 General Table Display
SE18 Business Add-Ins:Definitions
SE19 Business Add-Ins:Implementations
SE21 Package Builder
SE24 Class Builder
SE29 Application Packets
SE30 ABAP Objects Runtime Analysis
SE32 ABAP Text Element Maintenance
SE33 Context Builder
SE35 ABAP/4 Dialog Modules
SE36 Logical Database Builder
SE37 ABAP Function Modules
SE38 ABAP Editor
SE39 Splitscreen Editor: (New)
SE40 MP: Standards Maint. and Translation
SE41 Menu Painter
SE43 Maintain Area Menu
SE80 Object Navigator
SE91 Message Maintenance

One thought on “SAP transaction codes for BASIS Administrators”

  1. you can find all SAP tcodes at

    There are more than 100,000 tcodes there. It has the search function (based on tcode name, description, and its program) and shows the SAP menu path(s) for each tcode.
    There are also additional information and links about the tcodes. You can also contribute by adding additional information and link of your favorite tcodes.

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