As an administrator if you would like to create connections using SAP BI Links, you would like to have a ready list of parameters that are available to you for defining the connection correctly.

Parameter Description in SAP BI URL Basic SSO SUP SMP Possible Values
Name of connection connection_name Y
Type of connection ConnectionType Y BOESUPConnection, BOESMPConnection,
BOEConnection etc.
CMS Name or Cluster cms Y
Mobile Server or SUP/SMP Server URL server_url Y
AuthenticationType authType Y secEnterprise, secLDAP, secSAPR3, secWINAD
Is it a SSO connection? isSSO Y YES,NO (in SAP BI Link)
Type of SSO Configured? SSOType Y X509Certificate, SSO2COOKIE, SITEMINDER_BASIC,
TRUSTED_AUTH_Basic, TRUSTED_AUTH_FORM, SSO_Form, SSO2COOKIE_QueryString
If X509 Certificates used, then how are they configured? isCertificateRequired Y CertificateMandatory, CertificateOptional
URL that will provide SSO2COOKIE sso2CookieQueryURL Y
Form that will generate SSO2COOKIE ssoFormURL Y
SSO Cookie Name if different than standard ssoCookieName Y
SAP R3 system in case of SSO sapsys Y ABC^200, XYZ^100 etc.
SUP Farm ID SUP_Farm_ID Y
SUP/SMP Security Configuration Name Sec_Config Y Y
SUP Port SUP_Port Y
SUP/SMP Application ID Application_ID Y Y
SMP Proxy Connection Name proxyConnection Y

BOE connection


Add a connection sapbi://addconnection?ConnectionType=BOEConnection&name=ConnectionName&server_url=ServerName/IP:Port&cms=101.01.01.01:Port&authType=AuthenticationType&default=yes/no
Delete a connection

sapbi://DeleteConnection?

ConnectionType=BOEConnection&name=Tom&server_url=10.53.10.10:8080&cms=10.53.10.10&authType=secEnterprise&default=no

Modify a connection

sapbi://ModifyConnection?ConnectionType=BOEConnection&ConnectionName_Prev=Conn1&ConnectionName_New=Conn2&Server_Url_Prev=10.53.10.10:8080&Server_Url_New=10.10.10.10

:1010&CMS_Prev=10.53.10.10&CMS_New=10.10.10.10&AuthType_Prev=secEnterprise&AuthType_New=secLDAP&default=yes&UserName_Prev=Administrator


SUP connection


Add a connection

sapbi://addconnection?ConnectionType=SUPConnection&Application_ID=MobiApp&Sec_Config=MobiSec&server_url=10.53.129.243&SUP _Port=5001&SUP_Farm_ID=0

Delete a connection

sapbi://DeleteConnection?ConnectionType=SUPConnection

Modify a connection

sapbi://ModifyConnection?ConnectionType=SUPConnection&Application_ID=MobiApp1&Sec_Config=MobiSec1&server_url=10.10.10.10&SUP_Port=5001&SUP_Farm_ID=0


Note: While modifying a connection normally you have to repeat each parameter twice – one with “Prev” and another with “New” suffix. However, in case of SUP connection that is not required. This is because you can have only one SUP connection.

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