Wednesday, December 30, 2015


Hangman is one of SAP tools to analyze a hang situations on an SAP system. In order to be able to analyze this several types of information needs to be collected. The "Hangman" tool helps with that. It stores following information into a log file:

- SAP work process list of all application servers
- SQL Server process list
- Windows process list of all application servers
- Windows process list of the database server
- SQL Server database locks
- SQL Server configuration and log files
- extract from the SAP dev_* traces of all application servers

Log file generated by the Hangman can help to understand root cause of the problems with SAP instance. The tool supports both stacks (ABAP & JAVA) of NetWeaver. However main database type of the Hangman is MS SQL Server.

More information:
948633 - Hangman.vbs

541256 - Hangman 4.1

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