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The new ES5 system is now live!

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New SAP Gateway Demo System Available
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After many months of hard work, we are proud to finally roll out the new SAP Netweaver Gateway Demo system – called ES5.

Our newest Gateway demo system is an upgrade to Netweaver 7.51, as well as multiple upgrades to our demo data and services to support new Fiori applications.  (I’ll be creating a more detailed post of the new features and capabilities soon.)

The new demo system is currently available in BETA.  Gateway ES4 is still our production system, while we test out the new ES5 system and make sure we haven’t missed anything.  The beta is a public beta, and so we welcome anyone to test out the new system and tell us what you think.

Sign up for an account on the new ES5 server here.

To provide feedback, please leave us a note either on this post, or add a question to our SAP Q&A system.  We will monitor both for feedback, and review any requests or suggestions for inclusion in the final production system.

Our new release will be in beta for about 2 months – from June 15 until August 18, 2017.  After that, we will announce the production release and post a schedule for the shutdown of ES4.

We look forward to your feedback on our new system!

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  1. Samantak Chatterjee

    Hi Jonathan,

    Many thanks for this information. Is it possible to get developer access to this system so that I can create a NetWeaver Gateway project in this system ?

    Thanks in advance.

    Best Regards,


  2. Arthur Silva



    Does will es4 be outdated ? I notice its certificate is expired being not able to connect as destination.

    Arthur Silva

    1. Former Member

      Yes it’s not working as it was in ES4, even I’m unable to get opu/odata/IWBEP/GWSAMPLE_BASIC

      also i’m unable to reset the password  for ES5

    I am trying to run a test Fiori app but i am getting below error.

    HTTP Status 504 – Socket connection timed out for host Reason: Read timed out (local port 37586 to address (, remote port 8080 to address (

    Kindly help me to resolve this issue.



    1. Jonathan Baker
      Post author

      Unfortunately, you can’t.  We don’t allow ABAP development in this shared Netweaver system.  If you want to do ABAP development, you should create your own Netweaver system.

      There are Netweaver trial systems that you can customize in the SAP Cloud Appliance Library (CAL).  This is the latest image of a developer system using ASE:  You can search the CAL for other choices, as well.

  4. Mike Reader

    I am having issues accessing the RMTSAMPLEFLIGHT service from Web IDE, I am able to get it configured as a Destination but when I choose it from the Service Catalog I am not able to select an entity and the ‘Next” button stays greyed out:

    1. Jonathan Baker
      Post author

      This is the old blog post – and so I’m not watching it all that often (which, hopefully, explains the delay).

      Try posting your question here:

      Or, in the Q&A area.  That way you can be connected to the Gateway and WebIDE experts.


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