What is OSS Notes? SAP SNOTE Tutorial

What is OSS Notes?

OSS NOTES is an online SAP service portal that provides up to date information on SAP notes. It frequently releases bug fixes, patches, new program developments or enhancements and other miscellaneous updates by SAP. It provides a list of correction notes for SAP objects. OSS stands for “Online SAP Support.

At times before you begin work, it will be required to check whether a particular note is present in your SAP system

To ensure that a particular OSS note is present in your SAP system, execute the following steps:

a)In SAP command prompt, Enter TCode # SNOTE


b) In the next screen, Click SAP Note Browser


c) Type in your SAP Note Number in the corresponding text field and click execute


d) Next Screen shows status of the SAP note


For a background, a SAP note could have any of the following seven statuses –

  • Can be implemented
  • Cannot be implemented
  • Completely implemented
  • Incompletely implemented
  • Obsolete
  • Obsolete version implemented
  • Undefined Implementation State