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Install eclipse with HANA tools guide

Hello SCN community,


i wrote a small step-by-step guide to install eclipse with HANA tools. In Eclipse you can use several tools in one program. Add-Ons like SAP HANA Database Studio , ABAP Development, BW Modeling Tools and many more.


  • first check your systemtyp 32bit or 64 bit. Right-click on computer – prereferences


  • unzip your downloaded eclipse version and start eclipse.

if eclipse doesnt start please update to version 1.8+ – here


  • select your workspace


  • Download the SAP HANA Tools



  • Location

  • choose your components

  • Installation overview


  • download and install the software


  • restart your eclipse


New possibilities after installing SAP HANA tools.




change perspective


if you install several tools you can switch the perspective



  • select a perspective


proxy settings – if needed for example in a company network.





close preferences

in my case no. If you choose yes, you must always type the password when you starting eclipse


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